Self-Talk Tips / The Smartest Age / Wikipedia for Research

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Is it normal to talk to yourself? It sure is. It’s important to engage in positive self-talk. @shodell @TheCharacterLab Avi Ofer via @TED_ED

What’s the smartest age? This help everyone find respect for people not in their age group. @shodell @TED_ED

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. Are your teachers still banning it? @holden @samwineburg @Wikipedia


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Teaching Search Strategies to History Students – This e-book will provide you with strategies and practice activities to get your students to develop good search habits. @rmbyrne

Offshore Wind


The US Has Big Plans for Wind Energy—but an Obscure 1920s Law Is Getting in the Way. Liberals generally like regulations and green energy. Here is a situation where regulations get in the way. @hakaimagazine @ClimateDesk @WIRED



Kathy Hochul’s SUNY/CUNY admission scheme is simply more unfair racial discrimination. Taking the top 10% from all school may be unfair to kids outside the top 10% at the top schools. Wai Wah Chin via @nypost @GovKathyHochul

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

What' Makes it Hard Makks it Worthwhile@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why Is “Mr. Bright Side” Still On The Charts? This hit from 2004 is a top streaming song. Here is the link to its official video. @thekillers @moremiddle8 @skillshare


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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