AI and PBL / You Have Your Own Back / Two Full Moons in August

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Embracing AI for limitless learning potential – Given the circumstances under which generative AI has quickly evolved, the convergence of AI and project-based learning is inevitable. @NoeSF @eschoolnews

How Did The American Food Pyramid Become A Thing? Turns out it was what the food industry wanted. @weird_hist

This Method Of Quickly ‘Disengaging’ With Anxiety Attacks Is A Simple Stress Management Hack. This is very short good advice. You have your own back. @crystaltheoracl @joellealedu

Two supermoons will appear in August in a rare astronomical event. Full moons on August 1 and August 30, 2023, are a rare event. The second full moon in the same month is a “Blue Moon.” @SteinbergBrooke @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

My husband is always ‘phubbing’ me — it hurts so much. Being “phubbed,” or “phubbing” — is a trending term that combines “phone” and “snub.” It’s the all too common act of ignoring a romantic partner while being glued to a cellular device. @Vavabooom @nypost



States With The Worst Drivers – State ranking is determined by six metrics that reflect dangerous driving behavior. To see the overall rank and two of the metrics considered, hover over each state. How safe is your state? @darcymiajimenez @digg



The US States With The Best And Worst Health Care, Ranked – Expensive health care doesn’t guarantee the best quality or outcomes. @darcymiajimenez @digg

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why Doesn’t The US Use The Metric System Like Most Of The World? – If you know a teacher who has to teach measurement, please share. @weird_hist #history


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

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

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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