Beckham Queues for the Queen / Reducing Cognitive Load / Billionaire Map

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David Beckham joins queue for Queen’s lying-in-state. Ex-England soccer captain recalls receiving his OBE from the Queen as he waits with thousands of mourners in central London. Why aren’t you going? @JamieGrierson @guardian

Cognitive Load
How to Reduce the Cognitive Load on Students During Lessons – A look at ways teachers can refine their practices to help ensure that students absorb and process information so they can retrieve it later. @ijkelleher @edutopia

The Global Billionaire Population, Mapped – Raul Amoros, Avery Koop, and Joyce Ma, using data from Wealth-X, mapped out where the world’s 3,311 billionaires have registered their primary business addresses. It’s an excellent data display. @averykoop @VisualCap @WealthX @AltrataOfficial


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Best iPhone 14 Deals—and Which Model Is Best for You – Apple has four new handsets, from the iPhone 14 Plus to the iPhone 14 Pro Max. We break them down. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED



Eight Steps To Write Excellent College Assignment – Writing tasks are the ones that many students fear, as they feel they don’t have the skills to write a perfect college assignment. @flashlearners @_feedspot



How the Heck Do You Manage a Project-Based Class? It can be tough! In fact, it is downright scary sometimes to give up control, allow students to go off the beaten path, and really work through a problem to solve. @ajjuliani

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Pipe Dream (Animusic) – Remastered 4K 60 FPS – This is an INSANELY GOOD animation. Please watch and share.


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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