Playful Math / AI & Grading / Virtual Field Trips


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High School Math Can Be Playful, Too. students reach high school math, play typically disappears from the curriculum. Marlena Jackson-Retondo via @MindShiftKQED

AI And Grading
How AI Can Enhance the Grading Process – Artificial intelligence tools, combined with human expertise, can help teachers save time when they’re reviewing student work. @spinedu @Edutopia

Virtual field trips – Virtual field trips can often help make tough concepts more engaging and easier to understand. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Burnout Is Pushing Workers to Use AI—Even if Their Boss Doesn’t Know. People are using AI at work whether their bosses want them to or not, new data shows. But it’s desperation, not innovation, driving the change. @byamandahoover @WIRED


Which Blood Pressure Reading is More Important, Systolic or Diastolic? This is something that anyone with a heart should watch. @LoBloodPressure



The Benefits Of Meditation In The Classroom – Teaching children to meditate when young can transform a classroom. It cultivates self-awareness and emotional intelligence in children. Beth Rush via #teachthought

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) – Young People’s Chorus of NYC at The GREEN at Lincoln Center – This South African standard sounds great here. @ypcofnyc


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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