Engaging Lessons for Next-Gen Creators / US has Fastest Supercomputer / Germans Lead in Plastic Recycling

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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Engaging LEssons
Engaging Lessons for Next-Gen Connected Creators – In this episode, Kasey chats with Dr. Monica Alicea, a Technology Training and Integration Specialist, about strategies and tools to engage students. @Teach_Serve @ShakeUpLearning

At 1.1 quintillion operations per second the US has world’s fastest supercomputer. With speed of 1.1 exaflop/s, DOE system at Oak Ridge lab leads Top 500 list. @jbrodkin @ArsTechnica

Here’s How Germany Is Light Years Ahead Of Everyone Else In Plastic Recycling. At this time most of the plastic you put out for recycling is either burned or put in a landfill. This video offers hope for more real recycling. @RessourcenBaWue

New Realities

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Five New Realities for Colleges and Universities – Is it possible that people will consume education in much the same way they now consume music and movies? @NSClearinghouse @_feedspot


Is It Safe To Eat Moldy Food? Adam Ragusea explains what to do, and not do, when you and your kids see mold appearing on food in your home. @aragusea @MNDaniels24 @FetchRewards


The benefits of a bilingual brain – Mia Nacamulli – Being bilingual gives your brain some major advantages. @TED_ED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Something Better@gcouros

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How to practice effectively…for just about anything – Annie Bosler and Don Greene – Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? @anniebosler @DonGreenePhD @TED_ED


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

My Post-Pandemic Teaching and Learning Observations by Dr. Doug Green – X!) 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
180 Moving Forward past the Pandemic with Dr. Doug Green – On October 4, 2021, I was Kim Mattina’s guest on her weekly show. Please join us for a discussion on what we can gain from our pandemic experiences as educators.

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

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

Back to School COVID Myths – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

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

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

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