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Three tips on how to study effectively – Explore how the brain learns and stores information, and find out how to apply this for more effective study techniques. @biljanalabovic @LauraAngelucc10 @TED_Ed @TheCharacterLab

What does reading on screens do to our brains? We’re reading more than ever before – but much of it is on screens rather than physical books. Is it changing the way our brains work? @DanielNRoberts @OpenUniv @bbcideas

How blood pressure works – Everyone should know this. It only lasts 4:31 and should work for upper elementary on up. @WilfredManzano @TED_Ed


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How to turn on the iPhone’s new thief-blocking security feature — before hackers ruin your life – As phone thefts become more sophisticated and increasingly common, Apple has released a new iPhone update that gives users a fighting chance to protect their devices. @AMitchReporting @nypsot



The World’s Most Corrupt Countries And Territories, Mapped – Note that the US is ok, but not as good as Scandinavia. @darcymiajimenez @digg

Energy Drinks


Kids who consume energy drinks are more prone to mental health disorders. Those who consumed energy drinks — which are intended to boost energy through the use of caffeine or other stimulants — were shown to have a higher risk of mental health issues, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. @MelissaRudy @FoxNews @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Perseverance rover delivers amazing view of ancient Mars river – Take a tour. This short video (3:00) is a cool tour of another planet. @videofromspace


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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