Writing Beats Typing / Movement in Math / Future of Gmail

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Why Writing by Hand Beats Typing for Thinking and Learning – Tracing out ABCs, as opposed to typing them, leads to better and longer-lasting recognition and understanding. @evolambert @MindShiftKQED

Why Movement Matters in Math. These strategies for building controlled movement into learning can help middle school math students stay focused and engaged. @kmkansky @edutopia

Google unveils the future of Gmail — see all the new AI additions. The future of Google is bright — with the help of smart technology. Brooke Kato via @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Apple urges iPhone users to update to iOS 17.5 — these are the new features available. A vital new software update across Apple devices protects the tech from security breaches — and offers an array of new features for users to take advantage of. Brooke Kato via @nypost



America’s Most Air-Polluted Cities, Ranked – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution kills a staggering seven million people every year, while around 90 percent of the global population are breathing air containing high levels of pollutants. @darcymiajimenez



New guidance helps ID students ready for Algebra I – A universally administered indicator of readiness is a key starting marker in making placement decisions, especially in identifying traditionally. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why This Company Owns Thousands Of Colors – As weird as it may seem, specific colors can be trademarked — and this is how one American company came to claim 2,390 of them. @HalfInteresting @darcymiajimenez @digg @pantone


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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