Distraction Myths / Home Hospital / Digital Citizenship

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Distraction Myths
Distracted Students? Understanding These 3 Myths of Attention Span Can Help. Digital technologies have been innovated quicker than humans are capable of processing, and our new tools and social media are designed to keep us tapping and swiping. Marlena Jackson-Retondo via @MindShiftKQED

Hospital at Home
Groundbreaking program brings hospital-quality care to home. This is clearly a trend you should know about. Jonathan Kelly via @nypost

Digital Citizenship@TopDogTeaching @MindShiftKQED @sylviaduckworth


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

ChatGPT overwhelmingly depicts financiers, CEOs as men — and women as secretaries. A new study testing ChatGPT’s artificially intelligent image creator showed an aggressive tilt toward men over women when asked to depict business people and chief executive officers. @AMitchReporting @nypost

Lifespan Calculator


Lifespan Calculator – Life expectancy has been increasing for years thanks to growing awareness of personal health maintenance and medical care that keeps on improving. @NM_Financial


The historical audacity of the Louisiana Purchase
When the French offered up the Louisiana Territory, Thomas Jefferson knew this real estate deal was too good to pass up. @JLWalton @TED_ED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Yardbirds – Milton Berle Show 1966 (Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page) – Eric Clapton also played with this band at one time. Mark Zep 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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