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Five ways to create an inviting, engaging multipurpose learning space – A flexible learning space is essential in meeting students’ varied needs and supporting excellent instruction. How does your match up? Courtney Billig and Lisa Moretti via @eschoolnews

The Catalyst Academy: For Future Readiness Educators Samuel Reed III on Fostering Ambition for Teens – This short video (1:21) has some great ideas for teachers and parents. @sriii2000 @MyUniqueGenius_

The World’s Fastest FPV Drones Can Now Go Toe To Toe With Formula One Cars On The Track. FPV drones, which are also used to race by themselves, can reach speeds of 200 MPH and often accelerate faster than F1 cars. This is cool. @redbullgaming


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

X Says There Are Now More Than 1M Open Jobs Posted in the App. While it’s not an “everything app” yet, X is having success with one of its new additions, with over a million open job roles via X Hiring, It’s available to X Premium subscribers. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

Down Payment


The Median Down Payment For A House, By US State – What conclusions can your students draw from this map? @JuliePeasley @Bankrate @darcymiajimenez @digg



Criminal Defense Attorney Explains Why She Doesn’t Let Her Kids Go To Sleepovers. She makes a good point. Kids left alone in a friend’s bedroom may not be a good idea. @ErinBaileyLaw

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

autonomy@mcleod @S+ASCD

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Willow Osborne – Foggy Mountain Breakdown – This might inspire some young students to practice more. Search YouTube for more of her work. She is now an adult. @WillowOsborne


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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