Are Your Tech Tools Right? / AI as a Manhattan Project / Apple’s Weather App

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Five signs your district’s ed-tech tools aren’t the right fit – Insufficient solutions will consume your budget and provide inadequate data to justify your spending, says one expert. But leaders can identify the warning signs early. @DA_magazine

The ‘Manhattan Project’ Theory of Generative AI – Both advocates and critics of generative AI have compared it to the atom bomb. Here’s where that comparison breaks down. @glichfield @WEIRD

Apple’s Weather app is working again for now, but has the issue been fixed? If you are like me occasionally you get a blank screen. @morlium @macworld

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

After 6 Months Of Use, The iPhone 14 Pro Max Is Even Better Than It Was At Launch. Apple has done some tweaking, and more apps are taking advantage of the phone’s unique features, @GregoryMcFadden @Apple @Digg


The Five BEST PRACTICES in Retirement Spending – These are also great rules for people who haven’t retired and for people just getting started. @the_schmidtlist



C3 Podcast: From Teacher to Leader – With so many teachers considering leaving the classroom, it’s important to consider your career pathway. @mssackstein

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Reese H. B. Reese @BusinessStoriesOfficial @reeses @Hersheys

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Poor Farm Boy Who Invented Reese’s to Provide for His Family – This 13-minute story about how the most popular candy in the US came to be is very interesting. @BusinessStoriesOfficial @reeses @Hersheys


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Plays Well
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

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 

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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