ChatGPT & Office Jobs / STEM Virtual Field Trip / Voice Tech & Teaching Reading

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Yes, ChatGPT Is Coming for Your Office Job. White-collar workers may soon face the AI disruption everyone’s been panicking about. But the news may be better than you think. @willknight @WIRED

A STEAM VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP WITH A COUNTRY MUSIC SPIN – Have you taken students on a STEAM virtual field trip? This year the team at the Country Music Association and Discovery Education has a set of free resources for teachers and students to explore the wide world of STEAM. @ClassTechTips

Voice Tech
Schools Are Using Voice Technology to Teach Reading. Is It Helping? A first-grade student is trying to read a passage on her iPad. A digital avatar Amira, clad in olive green, is listening. @OBanerji @EdSurge


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

I pretended to be a 14-year-old girl on TikTok — and what I saw was so upsetting. After logging on to social media as a fictitious 14-year-old girl, the author was flooded with videos promoting underage drinking, gun violence, and worse. @Vavabooom @nypost


America’s Top 10 MOST DANGEROUS Highways – Watch out for bad weather, lots of trucks, steep grades, big cities, and sharp turns. “Thanks to the interstate highway system you can drive from coast to coast and not see anything.” Charles Kuralt @TheZebraCo



What the F? Grading strategies for early career teachers – Conversations and grading policies that reflect more equitable practices will hopefully continue to evolve as stakeholders understand more about student needs. @Baule_S @winonastateu @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Tennis has a Pickleball Problem – This is the fastest growing sport in the US. Learn about it here. @CultTennisYT


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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