Make Fractions Easier / Gamification for Student Engagement / Healthy Diet Decisions App

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention.

Fractions
A Way to Make Fractions Easier to Understand – New teachers can help simplify the complexities of fractions for students by using an unexpected tool—a multiplication chart. @MrCourtneyRm801 @edutopia

Gamification

Gamification tools that increase student engagement – Gamification offers many benefits for teachers and students alike–here’s how to integrate these tools into your instruction. @eschoolnews

Diet App
Scan Your Shopping Cart With Yuka and Make Healthier Choices. Are there carcinogenic red dyes in your canned soup, or is it just a little too salty? Yuka can tell you, but you may not like what you find. @IamSimonHill @Wired

Instagram

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Instagram rolls back changes after criticism from Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner. Instagram is halting its plans to make its social media platform more like heavyweight rival TikTok after criticism from users. @arielzilber @nypost @CreativeBloq @KimKardashian @KylieJenner @TheNational @mosseri

College Packing

Learning

What To Bring To Your Freshman Year Of College – You may not need everything on this list, but you should look it over as you pack. Share with any college freshman you know. @sstudentsblog

Leadership/Parenting

A Great Place to Find Lesson Plan Ideas – In the strategy resource bank you’ll find dozens of teaching strategies accompanied by free handouts to use in your classroom. @FreeTech4Teache @rmbyrne

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Help@themerry_monk

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard My history
class never talked about how black slaves were originally sold by other blacks in Africa. @Ad_Anderson @TED_ED

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Lucky
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 – X!) 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

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

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 – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @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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