PBL Needs / Rigor or Vigor? / Stretch IT Budget

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Eight Things Students Need In Modern Project-Based Learning – You can do, teach, assess, and connect almost anything within the context of a well-designed project. @terryheickedu @TeachThought

Rigor or Vigor? What Do We Want For Our Children? A vigorous learning system is strength-based, not deficit-based — human-centered, not curriculum-centered. @tracepick @Getting_Smart

IT Budget
Discover how to make IT budgets go further with VIZOR. Learn how to how to reduce device losses, reduce repairs, focus on device lifecycle planning, and automate repetitive tasks. @ClassTechTips

AI for teachers

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Teachers stan AI in education–but need more support. A new study uncovers the importance of closing the AI knowledge gap for teachers. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews


How Do Wastewater Treatment Plants Work? This is a great lesson for upper elementary on up. Sewage treatment plants make for cool and inexpensive field trips. Concerning Reality via @YouTube



The Fast and Curious: Use this Teaching Strategy for 4X Retention. @ShakeUpLearning

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Stand By Me | The Buzztones | (Ben E King A Cappella Cover) – My chior is doiong thind this spring. It’s pretty cool. @TheBuzztones @TheForgeMusic


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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