Schools as Factories / Next Generations School Tech / McDonald’s Leaves Russia Fallout

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Factory Schools
Schools as Factories: Metaphors That Stick. The idea of the school as an efficient factory assembly line has a surprising history. A century ago, the notion of schools delivering finished products to a democratic society was both new and–here is the surprise–admired. @LarryCuban

Podcast
Next-generation tech for schools–right now – Tech is constantly evolving, and new technology advances mean that your schools don’t have to wait to use future-looking tools and strategies. @eschoolnews


McDonald’s Pulled Out Of Russia And Everything Went To Hell With Its Replacement. The big problem seems to be their inability to import potatoes for fries, McDonald’s most iconic item. @HalfInteresting @CuriosityStream @WatchNebula

SM

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Best Practices for Creating Handles and Usernames – This is good advice for students and people starting a business. @MarkWalkerFord @Red_Web_Design @7in7forAlderHey @socialmedia2day

Military Land

Learning

How Much Land The US Military Controls In Each State, Visualized – How much does the military own in your state? They own a bunch, and most of it is in the southwest. Note the percent of military land is not the same as the percent of each state. @VisualCap

Mars

Leadership/Parenting

NASA Is Crowdsourcing Cloud Research—on Mars. Space fans around the world can help analyze data collected by the Mars Climate Sounder. Get your kids involved. @katrinacecile @WIRED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Time and Friends@lambas70

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Comedian Recreates What Goes On Inside Every Woman’s Brain On A First Date. I love femail comedians and this one is pretty funny. WARNING: Two S-words and some tame sexual references. @lkallmekris

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Lucky
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 – 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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