Best Mindset Article Yet / Too Much Seat Work / Eclipse Path

Mindset
10 Ways Teachers Can Foster a Growth Mindset in Students – How many can you come up with? This is the best article on the subject I’ve seen to date. Also see My summary of Mindset by Carol Dweck. @JustAGuido @ProdigyGame @mindsetworks

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids. Today’s young children are working more, but they’re learning less. Much greater portions of the day are now spent on what’s called “seat work.” I disagree with this. @ErikaChristakis @TheAtlantic

Moon shadow path in the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse – This is a very cool visualization. I’m heading to Greenville, SC to see it. @eimster @earthskyscience @cshislop

Social/Mobile Media Education

Apple really wants you to replace your laptop with an iPad. I think tablets are fine for consuming information, but not so good for production. @mcwm @qz @syded06 @jonathanwylie

Learning

Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed – The dendrites in our brain have been underestimated for 60 years says a new study. @writermfranco @nwtls @SitAtTheTable @Khaliya

Leadership/Parenting

Four Ways to Get Your School Future-Ready – How future ready is your school? @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Making mistakes is something everyone does. Learning from them is not. @LollyDaskal

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

St. Patrick Wasn’t Irish, Shamrocks Don’t Actually Exist, And Other St. Paddy’s Day Lies – This is a fun history lesson. Have a great time. @history_prog

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Wonderland

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson@stevenbjohnson

As a teacher, it’s important to get good at what you don’t like to do. This applies to everyone, including students. Also check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived Life by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans

The drive to fire underperforming teachers will not improve our schools. This is my latest publication for @tesusa @DrDougGreen

Think about how to do it right, rather than do it over tesusa December 15, 2016.

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Five ways hectically busy school leaders can stay on track – @DrDougGreen @tesusa

It’s time for an assessment revolution: give students access to the internet in exams and scrap traditional grades. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Teaching isn’t rocket science, it’s way more complex. This is my latest and one of my best. Hope you like and share. @DrDougGreen @tesusa @davidjmarley

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