Dementia Misconceptions / Mississippi River History / Webb Telescope Discoveries

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15 common misconceptions and surprising realities about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease – Anyone middle-aged or older should read this. @linzasaur @BusinessInsider

Why The US Government Has Spent Billions Changing The Course Of The Mississippi River – It’s all to prevent the disastrous consequences of a decision made by a river engineer back in the 1800s. @HalfInteresting

Eight Fascinating Discoveries of the James Webb Telescope – Share with astronomy buffs you know. @ColdFusion_TV @FernandoDesign


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Twitter to charge users to secure accounts via text message. Two-factor authentication, meant to make accounts more secure, requires an account holder to use a second authentication method in addition to a password. @Reuters @ReutersBiz @nypost @Twitter



A Composite Timelapse Shows One Month Of The Green Comet’s Path In Motion – Astronomy buffs of any age will dig this two-minute composite. @MiguelClaroNFT @petapixel



ChatGPT AI robots writing church sermons causing hell for pastors. Among sermon writers, there is fascination – and unease – over the fast-expanding abilities of artificial-intelligence chatbots. @hershaelyork @SBTS @AP @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Rush -Tom Sawyer live – This starts out with a funny bit from a “South Park” show. @rushtheband @SouthPark


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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