Preschool PBL / How WIRED Uses AI / Robot Layoffs

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The Benefits of Presenting Preschool PBL Work – Project-based learning allows very young students to explore, research, and grow their knowledge. Presenting their work to the community validates their efforts. @edutopia @ClassTechTips @Rdene915

How WIRED Will Use Generative AI Tools – Some publications are already using text and image generators. Here’s how WIRED will—and won’t—use the technology. @glichfield @WIRED

Alphabet Layoffs Hit Trash-Sorting Robots. The company recently laid off thousands of human employees—it is also shutting down a unit working on robots that learned to open doors and clean tables. @peard33 @WIRED @wiredunion


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Does your school need an app? Have your students create one. Today’s generation of students will become some of the most digitally literate citizens we’ve ever seen. @DA_magazine


Planet of the Humans – No matter which side you are on when it comes to Climate Change, you need to watch this. Michael Moore is a climate change believer, and the left is mad that he produced this. WARNING: It lasts 1:38 hours. @jeffgibbstc @OzzieZehner @MMFlint


Five Video Projects for Almost Every Classroom – The projects in this course can be done in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Whether you have iPads, Chromebooks, Macs, or Windows computers, you will be able to do these projects. @rmbyrne

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Mathematics and sex | Clio Cresswell | TEDxSydney – There is math than predict if a marriage will work. @cliocresswell @tedxsydney


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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