Build Student Ownership / Classroom Management Makeover / Keep Safe From Bad AI

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention.

Five Ways To Build Student Ownership in the First Month of School – The first month of school sets the tone for the entire year. @ajjuliani

A 5-Step Classroom Management Makeover – If you’re experiencing behavioral issues with your students, here’s a strategy to try to get back on track for a successful year. @DFWRenaissance @Edutopia

This Showdown Between Humans and Chatbots Could Keep You Safe From Bad AI. Thousands of security experts, hackers, and college students competed to trick powerful text-generation systems into revealing their dark sides at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas. @dmehro @kharijohnson @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

This hidden iPhone feature ‘literally saved lives’ in deadly Maui fires – A little-known feature called Apple Emergency SOS on the iPhone could be a literal lifesaver. @emlefroy @nypost



How NASA Nearly Lost the Voyager 2 Spacecraft Forever – The space agency lost touch with the beloved spacecraft following a faulty command signal. Here’s how it happened—and how engineers worked to bring it back. @raminskibba @WIRED



Unconventional Quizzes that Liven Up the Classroom – Math quizzes can be engaging, affirming, and even fun! @suszie001 @NCTM

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

C. S. Lewis@ckw09

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Diana Damrau sings Mozart’s “Queen of the Night” aria. This is one of opera’s greatest hits. Give it a chance. @DianaDamrau @WarnerClassicUS


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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