Kids Use Wikipedia / Internet Safety Guide / Spot Misinformation

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Teaching Students How to Use Wikipedia as a Tool for Research – Wikipedia has moved far beyond its initial limitations, and is a helpful—and reputable—source for conducting research. @holden @samwineburg @edutopia

Internet Safety
Business Internet Safety Guide – I think that this applies to schools as well. Camryn Smith via @allconnect

Four Tips to Spot Misinformation on the Web – So is it actually still possible to filter truth from lies online? We don’t yet have a foolproof way of checking—perhaps that’s a task AI could be trained on next. @davidnield @WIRED

Streaming Prices

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How Streaming Service Prices Have Increased Since 2011, Visualized – Some platforms are far pricier than others, but there’s one thing every streaming service has in common: they’re all getting more expensive. @darcymiajimenez @digg



US State Populations Compared With Countries, Mapped – This is fun. What country matches the population of your state. My state of New York has the population of Romania. @darcymiajimenez @digg



America’s Most And Least Racially Diverse States, Mapped – How does your state compare. In the case of New York, most of the diversity is in New Your City. @darcymiajimenez

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Mountain Dulcimer – As instruments go this on is on the easy side to play. @KevinTeague @YouTube


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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