40 Freshman Mistakes / The Voyagers at 45 / Drucker on Improving Performance

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Freshman Mistakes
40 College Freshmen Mistakes to Avoid & How to Do That – Be sure to share this with anyone you know who just went off to college. @StudyCorgi

Voyager 1 and 2, Humanity’s Interstellar Envoys, Soldier On at 45 – I remember seeing live photos when the first one went by Saturn in 1977. That was so cool. Click here to find out what’s on the Voyager golden . @raminskibba @WIRED

Pinkcast 4.26. Here’s Peter Drucker’s simple method for improving your performance. This is really good advice. @@DanielPink @a_Drucker_a_Day

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Turn Any Quiz Into a Game With Quizalize Games @You can take any quiz that you’ve written or any of the premade quizzes in Quizalize and turn it into one of six arcade-style games. Quizalizeapp @rmbyrne


Six Reasons Why Drinking Coffee is Healthy – I’ve been drinking coffee every day since I was in college. This is great news for me, and my health and success support these facts. @i_am__healthy


Learning Personalized Part 2: Language Matters – In our second segment, we focused on the way our beliefs about learners impact our expectations, aspirations, and actions that buoy their movement toward success. @mssackstein @allison_zmuda

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Problem@LeadToday @selfhelpFYS

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Inner peace Rmx by Pazzos Bi (Lyrics and Video) – This guy is a one-man band. Be sure to follow him. @PazzosB


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Ken's Book
Critical Issues in Democratic Schooling: Curriculum, Teaching, and Socio-Political Realities by Kenneth Teitelbaum

Can You Learn to Be Lucky? Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Staff

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

180 Moving Forward past the Pandemic with Dr. Doug Green – On October 4, 2021, I was Kim Mattina’s guest on her weekly show. Please join us for a discussion on what we can gain from our pandemic experiences as educators.

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

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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