Fentanyl is Deadly / Money From a Roof? / Li Battery Recycling

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Fentanyl is Very Deadly… Here’s Why. You and your kids need to watch this. Remember, one pill can kill! @SciShow

What *Really* happens to used Electric Car Batteries? This is encouraging, but I’m not sure that all lithium batteries are being recycled yet. What are you doing? @ZacksJerryRig

Solar Panels
Millions of Americans will soon be able to turn their roofs into a lucrative side hustle. Challenge you students to look into how long it will take to break even where you live and how long the solar panels are likely to last. @BusinessInsider


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

An Overview of the Evolving Data Landscape Powering AI, VR, and More = While AI and large language models (LLMs) become more commonplace, it’s worth considering the amount of computational power, and data storage, that these systems require to operate. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day


The Man Who Could Finally Solve the Geothermal Puzzle – The potential of geothermal energy has always been outweighed by its problems. Be sure to watch the short (4:14) video. Great middle school on up science lesson. @John_Redfern @InsideHook


The Normal Distribution and the 68-95-99.7 Rule – If there is a statistics class in your district make sure the teacher gets this video and watch it yourself. @SimpleLearningP

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Cliffs of Dover – Wakefire – I recently posted this by a girl guitarist who covered this Eric Johnson classic. It’s pretty insane on the mandolin. @Grillin_Pirate


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

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

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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