Brain Power for Leaders / Indigenous Lessons / Supporting Teachers

Brain Power
The Four Brain Superpowers You Need to Be a Successful Leader, According to Neuroscience – Leaders who understand how brains work can make themselves and their teams more nimble, innovative, and resilient. @Randy_Matusky @LeighEBuchanan @Inc

Teachers use tech to share Indigenous lessons. Baldhead is part of a group of students in the Indian Teacher Education Program at the University of Saskatchewan working to marry these historic lessons with today’s classrooms. @Yuri_Druzhinin @CBC @DaisyDyerDuerr

Simple Ways to Support Your Teachers at the Start of the Year – Solutions that administrators can implement ahead of time to resolve four common challenges teachers face as a school year begins. @lernbetr @edutopia

Social/Mobile Media Education

Five Free iPad Apps for Making Videos in Elementary School – If your school has iPads your kids should bre making videos. @rmbyrne @chiachillin


The 5 Secrets to Singing & Dancing Simultaneously, According to Broadway’s Go-To Vocal Coach. Share with the people in your school that do the school musical. @Dance_Magazine @DanzadanceOrg


How Design Thinking Can Help Teachers Solve Real Problems—and Find Their Voice. This model is scalable to schools nationwide. @lportnoy @EdSurge

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Our Job@gcouros

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How AI changed organ donation in the US – Interesting Story, great illustrations. @corinnepurtill @QZ @QuartzAtWork

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

The Gritty Truth

The Gritty Truth of School Transformation: Eight Phases of Growth to Instructional Rigor by Amy M. Dujon

Future Driven: Will Your Students Thrive In An Unpredictable World? by David Geurin encourages teachers to look to the future as they design lessons to excite their students.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too by Christopher Emdin

How To Bake ∏: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng

If Supporting Student Passion Is So Important, What Do We Do If They Don’t Have Any? This is my latest guest post for Charles Carpenter. @DrDougGreen

You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Save These Fun Indoor Activities for a Rainy Day by Charles Carpenter

Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Empowering Students to be the Experts by Starr Sackstein

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom by Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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