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Twelve Everyday Habits That Make You Smarter – I do all of these things and you should too. @TopThinkSources

What Will Happen to Your Body If You Walk Every Da – If you arn’t checking your steps every day on your phone it’s time to start. Maybe you will get hooked like me. I’ve done 10.000+ steps for 300+ days in a row. @bright_side_me

How do carbohydrates impact your health? This is a great science lesson (biochemistry) lesson for middle school on up. Richard J. Wood via @TED_ED @qaedmai

Air Pod Cleaning

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Little-known secret way to clean your AirPods the right way – AirPods often accumulate dirt, bacteria, wax, sweat, and other substances that can affect their performance and even cause infections in your ears. @FoxNews @nypost


Can you be awake and asleep at the same time? It seems that one side of our brain can be in deep sleep while the other side is sort of awake. @tamakimasak18 @TED_Ed



Five educators on what 2024 will bring to education – In 2024, education will see advancements and innovations impact teaching and learning. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews @MissGroskin @millerbev

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue by Toby Kieth (1962-2024 – This song was written shortly after 9/11. It did cause some controversy. What do your kids (students) think? @toby__kieth


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Thinking Classrooms
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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