AI & Play / The Apathy Problem / Gay Travel Index

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AI & Play
AI and the Power of Play – Use AI to personalize play-based learning experiences for kids. @ClassTechTips

Solving The Apathy Problem: How Achievement Leads to Motivation – In this video, A.J. Juliani goes deep into some of the reasons for the rise in apathy, and how we can combat it in the classroom. @ajjuliani

The Least Safe Countries For LGBTQ+ Travelers – Note that Israeli is the only country in the middle east that is safe. @StatistaCharts @jaredrusso @digg


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Meta’s Bringing VR to the Classroom as Part of Expanding Metaverse Push. In order to get to that next stage, Meta needs to find more ways to normalize and democratize VR technology, in a wide range of applications. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson


Rocket Science: How Rockets Work – A Short and Basic Explanation – This is good for middle school on up. @ABCscience

AI Papers


Students Are Likely Writing Millions of Papers With AI. Turnitin, a service that checks papers for plagiarism, says its detection tool found millions of papers that may have a significant amount of AI-generated content. @byamandahoover @WIRED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

quote@ToddWhitaker @JamesClear

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Foggy Morning Breaking – Alison Brown (feat. Steve Martin) – Banjo fans and players like myself will love this. @alisononbanjo @UnrealBluegrass


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away by Annie Duke
Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics Grades K-12: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning by Peter Liljedahl
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
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

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