Paying for College / The Power of an Associate Degree / How FTX Went Bankrupt

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College
Finding the funds for college is doable with research and creative thinking. Applying for college is stressful for high school juniors and seniors, but figuring out how to pay for it all can be a nightmare for parents and kids alike. @joegal @nypost

Yale
How community college can lead to Yale – You have a better chance of getting into a selective school if you get an associate degree first. @joegal @nypost


How FTX Went Bankrupt | What Went Wrong | WSJ – It’s difficult to wrap your mind around this, but this will help. @AmberBragdon @arlarkin @WJS

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

This Music Video Made Entirely By AI For Pink Floyd’s ‘ Echoes’ Is As Surreal And Dreamy As The Band’s Music. You’re guaranteed to go on a journey into outer space, the depths of the ocean, and back in time with this music video. @EuclideanPlane

Learning

Everything You Need To Know About How Qatar Was ‘Awarded’ The FIFA World Cup – Essentially, they bought the votes needed. It’s 29 minutes, but the details are fascinating. There are bigger lessons here. @johnnywharris @camibuckman @Patreon

FTX

Leadership/Parenting

Shame on the celeb crypto grifters like Tom, Gisele, and Larry David — who promoted FTX without a thought for the money their fans may lose. I try to stay away from buying anything promoted by any celebrity. I think that there is a lesson here for you and your kids. (Note that Warren Buffet is not a Republican.) @piersmorgan

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

The Future@marshawright

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Mark Knopfler Showing his magic on an acoustic guitar – This is a good guitar lesson for beginner and intermediate guitarists. @MarkKnopfler @chanchoconhipo

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Kids Who Aren'T Assholes

How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes: Science-Based Strategies for Better Parenting from Tots to Teens by Melinda Wenner Moyer

Critical Issues in Democratic Schooling: Curriculum, Teaching, and Socio-Political Realities by Kenneth Teitelbaum

Can You Learn to Be Lucky? Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Staff

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

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

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 – by Dr Doug Green @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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