Archive for the ‘Dr. Doug’s Twitter Service’ Category

AI-Resistant Practices / AI Tutors / Leadership Questions

Thursday, May 30th, 2024

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention. Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software

AI
Ten AI-Resistant Practices for the Classroom – When we think about the future of learning we have to include artificial intelligence, in the same way we have to include the internet, computers, etc. @ajjuliani

AI Tutors
Are AI Tutors the Answer to Lingering Learning Loss? As some K–12 schools embrace chatbot tutors, others are still weighing the pros and cons. What is your school doing? @treadlightsuchi @EdTech_K12

Quote
Five Questions You Should Ask Your Leader – If you are a leader, what are your answers? @gcourus

Google

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Google ‘taking swift action’ to remove bizarre AI search results — like telling users to eat rocks. Google is scrambling to remove a wave of incorrect or even dangerous answers from its controversial AI-powered search results. @TBarrabi @nypost

Learning

The foods that can improve brain function – I eat all of this stuff and it works for me. @BBC_Reel @FoodAndPsych @daire_collins @DanWithTheCam

Trauma

Leadership/Parenting

Trauma-informed teaching strategies can benefit all students = Reaching students who’ve experienced trauma requires education, patience, compassion, and creativity. Melissa Ragan via @Navigate360_ @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Kindness@LEAD_Coalition

Blame

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Cartoons about Blaming Others: An American Tradition – Finger pointing is, well, so American. @LarryCuban
  

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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Albert’s Index: Top Blogs for School Administrators – Dr. Doug is #18 – So Proud

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Albert
Albert’s Index: Top Blogs for School Administrators – This is an impressive list of people you should follow. I’m so proud to make it at #18. Thanks for helping me make it happen. @learnwithalbert

Social/Mobile Media Education

15 Site Speed Tips for Making WordPress Lightning Fast – If you or your school uses WordPress like I do, this may help. If you find it too nerdy share it with your tech people. @wpengine

The Worst Approach to Teaching Students About Social Media – Another of the Albert Index’s top bloggers weighs in with advice for parents. @gcouros

Learning

Ten Tips for Preventing the Summer Slide – Teachers should share this with parents and work with them to set up a plan. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd

Leadership/Parenting

The epidemic that’s ruining youth sports – All parents need to read this. Also, see my post Why Would Anyone Let Their Kid Play Football or Anything Else? Education Week Online, 04/15/2015. @KirFlem @nypost

Tech Teachers
Seven Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology – Have teachers you know check themselves against these criteria. @TeachThought @MissGEnrique

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

I’m seeing these overuse injuries in younger and younger people,” says Michael A. Kelly, MD, chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hackensack University Medical Center. @HackensackUMC

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

GPS Is Free, and You Have the US Military To Thank. This is something that you and your kids should know. It’s a great physics lesson. @SimScale @Fiosracht

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Teen Driving Basics: What Your New Driver Should Know About Car Maintenance by Mark Conor

Three Cornerstones to Consider When Choosing an Essay Writing Company by Lucy Adam

Good Luck Learning a Foreign Language in American Schools – This is my latest post for Starr Sackstein’s Ed Week Teacher blog. I don’t mean it as criticism of foreign language teachers. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Use Text Messaging to Connect with Parents and Improve Student Performance by Ken Rhie

SP2

Special Education 2.0: Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW Education Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

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Algebra in 8th Grade / Career Pathways / Retention Strategies

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention. Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software

Algebra
Talented Students Are Kept From Early Algebra. Should States Force Schools to Enroll Them? If you don’t take algebra in 8th grade you probably can’t take calculus in high school. This could keep from a STEM career. @dtmollenkamp @EdSurge

Getting Smart

Career Pathways In A Rapidly Changing World: US Career Pathways Story – There has been a move away from the traditional “Bachelor’s or Bust” mentality towards recognizing the value of diverse career pathways that may not necessarily require a four-year degree. Paul Herdman via @Getting_Smart

STRATEGIES
Strategies To Help Students Retain What You Taught Them – Be sure that all teachers in your school know these strategies. @terryheickedu @TeachThought

YouTUbe

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

YouTube Tests QR Codes for Channels, User-Generated Shorts Effects. Creators can now access a unique QR code for their YouTube channel to help facilitate broader connection. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

Learning

Lentil Balls: The Ultimate Meat Substitute – I’m a vegan at home and I’m never sick. This looks tasty and easy. @vegan_videos

Balencing

Leadership/Parenting

Balancing Bloom, assessment, and AI – Emphasizing the application of knowledge in diverse contexts helps students develop practical skills that transcend academic environments. @Baule_S @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Strong@alaihic80008

WIRED

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Review: Lovense Mini Sex Machine – Lovense’s newest sex toy offers all the benefits of pricey sex machines at a more affordable price. True to the title of this section I found this to be funny. @LordRavenscraft @Lovense @WIRED
  

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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Assess Mental Health / EV School Buses / Eye iPhone

Friday, May 17th, 2024

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention. Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software

Mental Health
Taking stock of student mental health – Assessing how and when students are forming foundations for mental health is a good starting point in building out mental health literacy in schools. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

School Bus
These Electric School Buses Are on Their Way to Save the Grid. Loaded with ever more renewables, the grid will need to store a whole lot of energy. Enter: a new kind of magic school bus—one that can both charge and give power back. @mrMattSimon @WIRED

iPHone
You can now control an iPhone or iPad with your eyes with Apple’s new features. Apple users will soon be able to control their iPhones and iPads with their eyes after the tech giant unveiled an array of new accessibility features for their products. @Exosyphon @nypost

iPhone

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

These are the 10 most common 4-digit PIN numbers — are you at risk of a cyberattack? But if you plan to default to something as easy as 1-2-3, you might want to rethink making that your password. @tkondemand @nypost

Learning

Ferdinand Magellan – History Cartoon – This short (4:51) animation is perfect for late elementary and early secondary school. Bookmark it for the fall. @InnovativeHIST

Students

Leadership/Parenting

Track Growth to Drive Better ELA Outcomes. To drive growth, districts must gather clear data on student writing and critical reading skills throughout the entire year—not just during testing season. @noredink

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Technology@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Swedish Author Makes The Room Laugh For Four Straight Minutes At A Literary Function. Feel free to use some of these jokes yourself. @Backmanland
  

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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August 21st Solar Eclipse-Details, Maps, & Glasses-Time to Plan Ahead

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Eclipse
See What the August 21st Solar Eclipse Will Look Like Where You Live. – You will also need special glasses to protect your eyes. Time to plan ahead. Be sure to order one for everyone you plan to be with.

Also, consider driving to the path of the total eclipse as close isn’t anywhere near as amazing. For me, it’s a 758-mile trip, but I going!

Nearly two-thirds of the total population of the U.S. live within a one day’s drive (roughly 500 miles) from the path. You should expect some traffic. @SPACEdotcom @Walmart

Social/Mobile Media Education

This VR program lets kids experiment with chemistry. Watch the short video [1:38] then go to the Mel Science site for more information and access to their other products. Be sure to get their free app. @mel_science @JamesRoy @micahshippee

Learning

A Game Where You Can Play With Fourth Dimensional Objects In A Three Dimensional World – This is one of the clearest explanations for objects in the fourth dimension that we’ve ever heard. This is a mind blower. @MiegakureGame

Leadership/Parenting

How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom – Children in school are never too young to start understanding some of what we know about how the brain works. @anya1anya @npr_ed @jdprickett @ZeinaChalich

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Your brain uses a quarter of your body’s entire energy supply, and it really needs rest. Also see Jeff Iliff’s TED Talk on the importance of sleep. @Jeffreyiliff @TEDTalks

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Mixed Reality Technology Turns A Boring White Room Into A Fantastical Playground. Prepare to be amazed. @TheorizStudio ‏@Vimeo

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Albert
Albert Index: Top Blogs for School Administrators – This is an impressive list of people you should follow. I’m so proud to make it at #18. Thanks for helping me make it happen.
Teen Driving Basics: What Your New Driver Should Know About Car Maintenance by Mark Conor

Three Cornerstones to Consider When Choosing an Essay Writing Company by Lucy Adam

Good Luck Learning a Foreign Language in American Schools – This is my latest post for Starr Sackstein’s Ed Week Teacher blog. I don’t mean it as criticism of foreign language teachers. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Special Education 2.0: Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW Education Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

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Balanced Summer Break / Math Is the Key / Heat Pumps

Friday, May 24th, 2024

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention. Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software

Summer
The Teacher’s Guide for a Balanced Summer Break – As the school year winds down, it’s crucial to find a balance between resting, being productive, and preparing for the upcoming school year. @ShakeUpLearning

Math Book

All Things Being Equal: Why Math Is the Key to a Better World – This book by John Mighton, presents a compelling case for the transformative power of mathematics education. @johnmighton

Heat Pumps
Everyone’s Pumped About Heat Pumps. This week on Gadget Lab talks about the surging popularity of heat pumps, the ultra-energy-efficient heating and cooling appliances we’ve called “climate superheroes.” @snackfight @LaurenGoode @WIRED

Google

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Google testing ads in AI-powered search as news publishers warn of looming disaster. Google unveiled plans to place advertisements directly in its new AI-powered search results – adding fuel to concerns by news publishers that the controversial overhaul of the world’s most popular search engine will devastate site traffic and ad revenue. @TBarrabi @nypost

Learning

Who were the Anglo-Saxons? Anyone who teaches European history should file this somewhere. It’s good for middle school on up. @KnowHistoryYT

AI

Leadership/Parenting

Five key recommendations for AI in education – AI isn’t going anywhere, and educators realize that the technology will have a place in their classrooms. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

The Truth

@orangepower007

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why is Mr. Brightside so popular? This is an interesting analysis of a song that set a record on the pop charts. David Bennett Piano via @YouTube
  

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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Bilingual Benefits / Why Clear Cache / Prepare for Anything

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

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Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention. Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software


Why being bilingual is good for your brain | BBC Ideas – What does bilingualism do to the brain? And are there benefits to being bilingual? Turns out there are lots of upsides. @bbcideas

Chche
How to Clear Your Browser’s Cache, and Why You Should – All browsers automatically store data locally, which speeds up web browsing but can cause problems too. Here’s how to do something about it.
@davidnield @WIRED

Helping Students Prepare Themselves For Anything – Our job is not to prepare kids for “something”. Our job is to help students prepare themselves for “anything”. @ajjuliani

Girls and Phones

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Teen girls’ stunning smartphone usage revealed in new study: ‘Serious’ – Some teen girls are clocking more than five hours a day on their smartphones. What are your kids doing? @tracyswartz @nypost

Cuban

Learning

Funny Photos of Urban Commuters – In addition to cartoon collections, Larry Cuban also collects interesting photos. @LarryCuban

Cyber Security

Leadership/Parenting

School Districts Fear AI Could Enable New Cyber Threats. The Consortium for School Networking’s annual State of EdTech District Leadership report found 63 percent of district tech leaders “very” or “extremely” concerned that emerging technology will be used for cyber attacks. @govtechnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Truth@p_communityhub

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Man Who Transformed Rock Bass Playing Forever – Known as the bassist of The Who, John Entwistle helped pave the way for all bassists to follow. Andrew Freed via @YouTube
  

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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Boaler Fights Back / Motivating Competitions / Phone-Based Childhood

Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

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Math-ish
Stanford’s Jo Boaler Discusses Her New Book ‘MATH-ish’ and Takes On Her Critics. Critics say she misrepresents research to make her case and her ideas actually impede students. Now, with a new book coming out in May, provocatively titled “MATH-ish,” Boaler is fighting back. @joboaler @MindShiftKQED


Motivating Teens With Classroom Competitions – Making games a regular part of class can get even the coolest high school students engaged in the content—and help them recall key concepts and vocabulary. @edutopia

Phoe-Based Childhood
Beyond Bans: Schools’ Role in a Hard Reset on the ‘Phone-Based Childhood’ – In “End the phone-based childhood now,” Jonathan Haidt carefully traces the decline of play and independence. @JonHaidt @juliaffreeland @ChristensenInst @Getting_Smart

TikTok

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

A TikTok Whistleblower Got DC’s Attention. Do His Claims Add Up? Zen Goziker worked at TikTok for only six months. Many of his allegations about the company and the US government are improbable. But he still may have shaped how the app is viewed in Washington. @lmatsakis @WIRED @tsimonite

Plant-Based Meat

Learning

Plant-Based Meat Boomed. Here Comes the Bust. Sales of vegan meat are trending downward in the US, with companies scrambling to win back customers. @mattsreynolds1 @WIRED

Social Studies

Leadership/Parenting

How digital tools and AI can enhance social studies – Educators must recognize the transformative potential of digital tools and AI in shaping the future of social studies education. @MrMontalvoEDU @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Invest in Yourself@LollyDaskal

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Lindsey Stirling plays “Toccata and Fugue” at Wisconsin State Fair 2023 – If you want to get your kids into classical music, try this. @LindseyStirling
  

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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Cheap Water Testing Kits / 6 IT Nightmares / Top Ed Leaders

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Test Kit
Four-Pack Water Testing Kit is Only $24.99. Be sure to get one for you school or for your kids to play with at home.

Six IT nightmares plaguing schools-and 6 solutions to stop them – Share with your administrators and IT staff. @DickCsaplar @eschoolnews

25 Education Leaders to Learn from Today – I follow most of these folks and they are indeed first rate. @edutechchick @MsSackstein @gcouros @scholzet @JoyKirr

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten Traits Shared by Successful Social Media Entrepreneurs – Share with young entrepreneurs you know. @kimgarst @HuffingtonPost @alvinlindsay21

Learning

Take the Boredom Out of Summer with AVID4 Adventure Camps I would rather send my child to this sort of camp than a computer camp. @BigFitFamily @KickingWKelly

Leadership/Parenting

Student Choice as an instructional strategy – three ways to encourage it – If you want to motivate students try giving them some choice. @Jennifer_Hogan @RickJetter

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Kids jearn better by taking frequent breaks throughout the day. @ShellTerrell See an article about this here. @timdwalk @MindShiftKQED

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Black Sabbath’s ‘Iron Man’ Sounds Creepy As Heck When It’s Played On Harps by Camille and Kennerly the Harp Twins. I love familiar tunes played on non familiar instruments. Also, check out their Sweet Child of Mine@LaughingSquid

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Counting

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Seven EdTech Tools That Make It Easy to Teach Writing Skills by Lucy Benton

How to Stay Motivated in Online Education by Christina Battons – This is also good general advice for everyone. @battonschristi

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

The drive to fire underperforming teachers will not improve our schools. One of my efforts for @tesusa. @DrDougGreen

Think about how to do it right, rather than do it over @tesusa December 15, 2016.

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Teaching isn’t rocket science, it’s way more complex. This is my latest and one of my best. Hope you like and share. @DrDougGreen @tesusa @davidjmarley

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Check for Understanding / School Design / Bike Physics

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024

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Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

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Understanding
28 Ways to Quickly Check for Understanding – From sketching comics to drafting tweets, these fun—and fast—ways to check for understanding are creative and flexible. @dalorleon @edutopia

Getting Smart
How to Design a School for Belonging – It’s crucial school leaders consult students about the kind of school they want to attend. If students have a say, they’re more likely to feel like the space belongs to them and that they belong there. @danishkurani @Getting_Smart


Newton’s 3 Laws, with a bicycle – This should help anyone who has ridden a bike to understand Newton’s Laws. Joshua Manley via #YouTube and @TED_ED @BuzzcoAssociat1

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

TikTok’s Testing a New Collaboration Feature for Posts – TikTok’s copying another feature from Instagram, what a surprise. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

Taxes

Learning

The US States With The Highest Tax Burdens – This map is very interesting. Hi from the highest taxed state, New York. How is your state doing. @darcymiajimenez @digg

AC

Leadership/Parenting

Redesigning the educational model after COVID – Driving excellence and equity through the “AC” model is key for all students to achieve their potential. Michael T. Conner via @eschoolnews @1BillionLives

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Buffett@nepalipaisa @BuffetTracker

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Ultimate Guide to Bacon: How It’s Made. This short (2:47) vodeo is very informative. @MeatInstitute
  

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Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit
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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