Fentanyl 101 / AI-fueled Ray Bans / Suspension Bridge Science

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Why Is Fentanyl So Unbelievably Deadly? This animation is 19 minute long, but I learned a lot. @TheInfoShow

AI-fueled Ray Bans let you live stream and analyze the world around you. Ray-Ban and Meta teamed up to unveil an artificially intelligent pair of sunglasses that can scan into the world around a person. @AMitchReporting @nypost

Four Suspension Bridges – This seven-minute animation explains how suspension bridges work. It’s a great science lesson for middle school on up. Engineering Models via @YouTube @UWaterloo


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Apple finally addresses issue that causes iPhone alarm failure. For many months, iPhone users have been complaining about a glitch that resulted in set alarms not sounding. Here is how to fix it. @AMitchReporting @nypost @apple


Some Of The Ultra-Processed Foods Out There Might Surprise You — Here’s How To Spot Them. Ultra-processed foods make up more than half of the calories consumed by Americans, and even foods we consider healthy can fall into the category. @miadegraaf @BusinessInsider @darcymiajimenez @digg



Are two teachers better than one? More schools say yes to team teaching. Early research shows it cuts turnover and improves teachers’ job satisfaction. @nealtmorton @hechingerreport

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Bach: “Little” Fugue in g minor for Low Recorder Quartet – This is performed on Tenor, Bass, Great Bass and Contrabass recorders. Very cool. @jameshyoung


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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