Illiterate Finnish Kids / Empathy-Building Games / Everybody Lies

The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergartners of Finland – Forget the Common Core, Finland’s youngsters are in charge of determining what happens in the classroom. @timdwalk @maestradelarte @tedfujimoto

Four Games to Spark Empathy-building in the Classroom – Can classrooms you know use more empathy? @dannywag80 @CommonSenseEd @betamiller

How Big is My Penis? (And Other Things We Ask Google) – On the Internet, people say things they’d never say aloud. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz has spent years parsing the data. I just got this book Everybody Lies from Audible. @SethS_D ‏@Freakonomics

Social/Mobile Media Education

Banking Must Move From Mobile-First to AI-First. While there are many important technological trends impacting the banking industry, none may be more important that artificial intelligence (AI). @FinancialBrand @nancyrubin @JimMarous


Math in the Real World – From what I’ve seen, there isn’t enough of this in today’s schools. @EconEdLink @council4econed ‏@rmbyrne


Six Ways To Stop Stressing About Things You Can’t Control – Anyone out there want less stress? @AmyMorinLCSW @Forbes

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

You’re not guaranteed tomorrow. NBA Player Kyle Korver @KyleKorver @nytimes ‏

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Skydiver Performs The World’s First Jump From A Flying Drone. Looks like recreational sky diving just got way less expensive. @Storyful @AERODIUMTECH @aerones_com @flyvision_lv

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Use Text Messaging to Connect with Parents and Improve Student Performance by Ken Rhie


Special Education 2.0: Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW Education Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Seven EdTech Tools That Make It Easy to Teach Writing Skills by Lucy Benton

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

The drive to fire underperforming teachers will not improve our schools. One of my efforts for @tesusa. @DrDougGreen

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

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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