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How to Use Physics to Tell If That Steph Curry Video Is Real Could the Golden State Warriors legend really sink five full-court shots in a row? Some clever modeling can give fans a clue. This is a great high school/college practical physics lesson. @rjallain @WIRED

Understanding The Repression Machine That Pushed Iranians Towards Civil Unrest – Iran’s government is needlessly complex and totally authoritarian. This will help you understand it. @rajaaeli @voxdotcom

Career Centered PBL
Career Connected PBL – Whether educators are encouraging students to think about their future by exposing them to various career options or teaching students career skills that will prepare them for success after high school, here’s how PBL makes career-based learning more meaningful. @eschoolnews


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Chicago Public Schools is monitoring students’ social media for ‘worrisome behavior.’ – Chicago officials and some educators say that many school conflicts begin or escalate on social media. @MilaKoumpilova @ChalkbeatCHI @eschoolnews


Which Coffee Is Healthier— Light Roast, Dark Roast, or Low Acid? Dark roast coffee is more effective than light roast coffee in reducing body weight. Does low-acid coffee help those who suffer from acid reflux, heartburn, and indigestion? @nutrition_facts


How Human Brains Are Biased To Solve Puzzles In This Specific Way. When faced with a problem, interestingly, humans tend to opt for additive solutions rather than subtractive solutions. @AsapSCIENCE

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Acapella Group Performed A Next Level Version Of Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’ From ‘Stranger Things’ – South Korean five-member Acappella group absolutely crushes this cover of Kate Bush’s signature song that might save you from Vecna. @MayTree78 @KateBushMusic


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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