Fitbit Approach / Mistakes and Credibility / How Muscles Grow

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How educators can use a ‘Fitbit approach’ to improve student outcomes = Every teacher should have access to the data that will empower them to help each of their students where they need it most. @MarMarAguilar @eschoolnews

On Mistakes and Credibility – Owning up to your mistakes doesn’t cast doubt on your credibility. Admitting you were wrong shows that you care about getting it right. @gcouros

What makes muscles grow? We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. @IAQinGWN @TED_ED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk will bring video-only feed to X in bid to take on TikTok and Instagram Reels. Elon Musk’s X could soon unveil a feature putting it head-to-head with TikTok and Instagram Reels. @LJMoynihan @nypost



The Falling Birth Rates Of The World’s Largest Countries, Visualized – This is a world-wide problem. @darcymiajimenez @digg



AI Goes to School: How to Harness Artificial Intelligence in Education to Prepare Students for the Future (and Make You an Even Better Teacher) Artificial intelligence is a dynamic force actively reshaping our classrooms today. @minerclass

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Indiana Middle School Janitor Crushes Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin” And Brings The House Down On ‘America’s Got Talent’ – The intro is touching. The singing starts at 3:25. The ovation and talk after the singing is also touching. I needed a tissue. @AGT


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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