Next Gen Nuclear Power / Mapping Out Ideas / Fridges Could be More Eco-Friendly

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Smaller, cheaper, safer: The next generation of nuclear power, explained – The nuclear industry’s big bet on going small.@umairfan @voxdotcom

Why Should We Map out Ideas? Ideas are put into individual bubbles that are moved and manipulated into a logical order. @tomwhitby

How Your Fridge Could Be More Eco-Friendly – This is a good science lesson for upper elementary on up. @SciShow

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Here’s How To Maintain Your iPhone’s Battery For A Longer Life – With just a few useful tricks, you can fight off the battery life decay for longer than you might think. Via Max Tech



Homework helper Chegg’s stock plummets as students turn to ChatGPT. Online learning platform Chegg said the rise of OpenAI’s ChatGPT is hurting its business as more students turn to the chatbot for homework help. @TBarrabi @nypost



Academia’s twisted reasons for shelving the SAT – I’m not a fan of standardized testing in general. What do you and your kids think of this conservative opinion? @RichLowry @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Decision Making@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

11-Year-Old Olivia Lynes Wows ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ With A Cover Of ‘Defying Gravity’. Olivia Lynes received the golden buzzer on “BGT” after Amanda Holden deservedly smashed it upon hearing Lynes’s cover of Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth’s “Defying Gravity.” @AmandaHolden


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Plays Well
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

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 

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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