How to Lucid Dream / GPT-4’s Flaws / Protecting Student Privacy

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Lucid Dreams
How to Lucid Dream (Even if You Think You Can’t) – Want to take control of your dreams? Turns out it’s a skill you can practice. @RafaelPelayo @WIRED

GPT-4 Will Make ChatGPT Smarter but Won’t Fix Its Flaws. A new version of the AI system that powers the popular chatbot has better language skills, but it is still biased and prone to fabrication, and it can be abused. @willknight @WIRED

Six teps to Protect Student Data Privacy – Many apps used in schools compromise student data. Here’s one-way schools and districts can develop a comprehensive plan to keep that information safe. @roxi_thompson @edutopia


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

YouTube Adds Multi-Language Audio Analytics, New Shorts Music Sharing Options. YouTube’s adding some additional insights data for creators using its new multi-language audio (MLA) feature. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day


Everything You Need To Know About The Diabetes Drug That Aids Weight Loss – How Ozemipc, a drug used to manage type two diabetes, evolved into a weight loss drug because of its drastic side effects. @colemanlowndes @BridgettHenwood @voxdotcom



Five innovative ways educators are using digital learning tools – On Digital Learning Day, discover how the right resources can inspire students and make learning more meaningful. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Normal Person Explains Cryptocurrency. This is funny and informative and only two minutes long. @avalonpenrose


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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