Bilingual Benefits / Why Clear Cache / Prepare for Anything


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Why being bilingual is good for your brain | BBC Ideas – What does bilingualism do to the brain? And are there benefits to being bilingual? Turns out there are lots of upsides. @bbcideas

How to Clear Your Browser’s Cache, and Why You Should – All browsers automatically store data locally, which speeds up web browsing but can cause problems too. Here’s how to do something about it.
@davidnield @WIRED

Helping Students Prepare Themselves For Anything – Our job is not to prepare kids for “something”. Our job is to help students prepare themselves for “anything”. @ajjuliani

Girls and Phones

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Teen girls’ stunning smartphone usage revealed in new study: ‘Serious’ – Some teen girls are clocking more than five hours a day on their smartphones. What are your kids doing? @tracyswartz @nypost



Funny Photos of Urban Commuters – In addition to cartoon collections, Larry Cuban also collects interesting photos. @LarryCuban

Cyber Security


School Districts Fear AI Could Enable New Cyber Threats. The Consortium for School Networking’s annual State of EdTech District Leadership report found 63 percent of district tech leaders “very” or “extremely” concerned that emerging technology will be used for cyber attacks. @govtechnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Man Who Transformed Rock Bass Playing Forever – Known as the bassist of The Who, John Entwistle helped pave the way for all bassists to follow. Andrew Freed via @YouTube


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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