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The Easy EdTech Club – Join to get high-quality monthly tech resources for teachers. @ClassTechTips

Podcast – PD Choice Board for Teachers – Excited for fresh, cost-free professional development opportunities? Look no further! @ShakeUpLearning

Brain Breaks
Four Brain Breaks for Different Classroom Needs – These brain breaks are designed to serve different purposes, and selecting the right one at the right time can yield positive results. Wendy Turner via @edutopia


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Cartoons on Cellphones in Classrooms, Home, School, and Church – Challenge your students to do a cartoon of their own on the subject. @LarryCuban


How CEMENT is Made – Cement and concrete are not the same thing. Do you know the difference? Bright Book via @YouTube



How to make learning more engaging for my gifted students – With a targeted model and edtech supports, students of all ages and abilities will enjoy learning activities and develop critical thinking skills. Monica Douglas via @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Walthamstow School for Girls Steel Drum Band – Does your school have a steel drum band? @WalthamstoWSFG


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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