Integrating Math & Art / Transform Study / Combat Ransomware

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Art and Math
Pythagoras and Picasso: Integrating Math and Art in the Classroom – Here are seven ways teachers can use works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and other artists to teach elementary and middle school math. @Miss_HSanderell @edutopia

Transform Study
How Students Can Transform Their Study Sessions – Transforming your study sessions from tedious to productive doesn’t just happen; it requires a mix of the right strategies, tools, and mindset. @TeachThought

Critical steps to help school districts combat ransomware attacks – It’s crucial that districts have robust and modern strategies in place to protect valuable information. Gary Barlet via @eschoolnews @illumio


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How Sidechat Fanned the Flames of University Campus Protests – Amid tensions about free speech on university campuses and the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, anonymous social media app Sidechat has become a hotbed of vile rhetoric. @_sofiabarnett @WIRED



Get Better at Anything: 12 Maxims for Mastery, By Scott Young. This book distills key lessons gleaned from research in cognitive psychology, expertise development. @ScottHYoung



Five digital resources to inspire curiosity and engage students – Educators can look to digital resources to spark students’ curiosity and motivate them to engage with instruction. @mortensonr @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Mo Ghille Mear (My Gallant Hero) – Choral Scholars of University College Dublin – I’m a big fan of Gallic music. I hope you like this. @UCDChoral


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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