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If it takes three hours for three towels to dry on the line how long will it take for nine towels to dry?

Here is the reply I got from Google’s Bard.
Since three towels take three hours to dry, we can assume a drying rate of one towel per hour. Therefore, for nine towels to dry, it would take the same rate of one towel per hour. This means it would take 9 hours for 9 towels to dry. @TheRoyalInstitution

How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Parents, be sure to give your kids a chance to play a musical instrument. I play banjo and guitar and it adds great value to my life. @TED_ED @MusicRxAssoc

Standard deviation Simply Explained – The most common measures of dispersion for metric variables are the standard deviation and the variance in statistics. These two measures relate each expression of a variable to the mean and indicate how much the individual expressions scatter around the mean. @DataTableDev


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The ChatGPT-4 genie is out of the bottle. The question is not whether we should integrate AI into education, but how we can do it ethically and equitably. @eschoolnews @CapellaU



Here’s the Truth Behind the Biggest (and Dumbest) Battery Myths. Yes, charging your phone overnight is bad for its battery. And no, you don’t need to turn off your device to give the battery a break. Here’s why. @gracefbrowne @WIRED



Empowering K12 Classrooms with Google Sheets – Here is the link to part two.. All-Access Pass Members can get one hour of PD credit for listening to these episodes. @ShakeUpLearning

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Beat Up@AdamMGrant @Wharton

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

VOCES8 – Shenandoah(arr. Hewitt-Jones) – This London-based octet with two women in pretty amazing. @VOCES8


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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