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Mental Health
Taking stock of student mental health – Assessing how and when students are forming foundations for mental health is a good starting point in building out mental health literacy in schools. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

School Bus
These Electric School Buses Are on Their Way to Save the Grid. Loaded with ever more renewables, the grid will need to store a whole lot of energy. Enter: a new kind of magic school bus—one that can both charge and give power back. @mrMattSimon @WIRED

You can now control an iPhone or iPad with your eyes with Apple’s new features. Apple users will soon be able to control their iPhones and iPads with their eyes after the tech giant unveiled an array of new accessibility features for their products. @Exosyphon @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

These are the 10 most common 4-digit PIN numbers — are you at risk of a cyberattack? But if you plan to default to something as easy as 1-2-3, you might want to rethink making that your password. @tkondemand @nypost


Ferdinand Magellan – History Cartoon – This short (4:51) animation is perfect for late elementary and early secondary school. Bookmark it for the fall. @InnovativeHIST



Track Growth to Drive Better ELA Outcomes. To drive growth, districts must gather clear data on student writing and critical reading skills throughout the entire year—not just during testing season. @noredink

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Swedish Author Makes The Room Laugh For Four Straight Minutes At A Literary Function. Feel free to use some of these jokes yourself. @Backmanland


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away by Annie Duke
Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics Grades K-12: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning by Peter Liljedahl
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini@RobertCialdini
Valedictorians at the Gate: Standing Out, Getting In, and Staying Sane While Applying to College by Becky Munsterer Sabky
Plays Well With Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrongby Eric Barker
How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes: Science-Based Strategies for Better Parenting from Tots to Teens by Melinda Wenner Moyer
My Post-Pandemic Teaching and Learning Observations by Dr. Doug Green Times 10 Publications
The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward by Daniel Pink
Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers by Jo Boaler 
The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen
Cup of Joe
Listen to Dr. Doug on the “Cup of Joe” podcast. I recorded it last week. On it, I talk about the many good things I have seen in schools doing hybrid teaching. @PodcastCupOfJoe @DrDougGreen @BrainAwakes
This is my podcast on the Jabbedu Network. Please consider listening and buying my book Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex. Here’s a free executive summary. @jabbedu @DrDougGreen
Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

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