Enough Planning Time? / Online Learning’s Evolution / Career Ed


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Plannig TIme
We Know How Much Planning Time Teachers Get on Average. Is It Enough? Public schools provid teachers with an average of 266 minutes of dedicated planning time per week. What does your school do? Nadia Tamez-Robledo via @EdSurge

Online learning’s evolution -The COVID-19 pandemic caused immediate changes to online learning–and many online learning programs are evolving for the better. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Career Ed
Tapping Into Community Connections to Improve CTE – When career and technical education teachers partner with local industry leaders, students gain valuable contacts and experience. @KPaigeWilliams @edutopia


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Google DeepMind’s Latest AI Agent Learned to Play Goat Simulator 3 – These AI agents can adapt to games they haven’t played before. Google made them by feeding data on how humans play different video games to a language model like those behind the latest chatbots. @willknight @WIRED



What the Science Says About Fasting: A Low-Cost Approach to Health – Many different approaches to fasting exist. Let’s look at four approaches that are often used therapeutically. @FreeWCH @WIRED

Food Dyes


California lawmaker introduces bill to ban artificial dyes in school cafeterias — with some kids’ favorites making list. I hope your kids aren’t eating any of this crappy food. @alliegriffin04 @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Hard/Easy@DanielPink @josdeblok

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

PERFECT RUNNING FORM – 5 Mistakes You’re Probably Still Making – How many are you making? @jimmydunne70


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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