AI-Compatible Practice / Phone Addicted Learning / Halloween Killjoy

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Defend Your Learning: An AI-Compatible Practice For Any Class – We should be looking towards compatible practices with AI instead of AI-resistant practices. @ajjuliani

How to Use Your Phone Addiction to Actually Learn Stuff – These apps can help you slow your mindless scrolling—or put it to good use. @jhpot @WIRED

Halloween killed! ‘Woke’ schools axing kids’ parties over inequality is a haunting new low . As an elementary principal I arranged alternate parties for kids with religious restrictions and kids who choose not to participate. Kids could also party and walk in our Halloween parade without costumes. This could be an in-class discussion topic. @KirFlem @nypost

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Bluetooth vs WiFi – What’s the difference? This is an animated video comparing Bluetooth vs Wifi. It also has a ton for subtitles in just about any language you can think of so it’s also a cool language lesson. @PowerCert



How to Help Your Child Think Like a Scientist – Parents and caregivers don’t need special training in science or engineering to help our child develop inquiry skills. @dfkris @PBSKIDS



Cornell professor suggests eco-friendly costumes. Most store-bought costumes are made of polyester and other synthetic fibers, which are essentially made of plastics. They also degrade but not bio-degrade. @WBNG12News

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Halloween@dougpete @MindShiftKQED

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

10 Weirdest Misheard Lyrics of Al Time – This is pretty funny. It’s worth ten minutes. @DoYouRemember


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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