Required Journalism / Learning Acceleration is Best / Top Teacher Tutorials

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

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Journalism
The Journalism Year – A required course in high school journalism would give kids the tools to tell the stories of their communities and make them active contributors to civic life—not just readers and writers. @edutoppia @simmonsteacher

Accekeratuib
Learning acceleration is best to move kids forward in math. New research shows that students engaged in learning acceleration practices learned more and struggled less compared to students in classrooms that used remediation. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews


Ten Popular Back-to-School Tutorials for Teachers Here are the most-searched terms leading to Richard Byrne’s tutorial videos and his most-watched tutorial videos of the last month. @rmbyrne

Instagram

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Instagram Updates its Teen Safety Tools to Further Limit Potentially Harmful Exposure in the App. Instagram is expanding its sensitive content defaults for young users, with all account holders under the age of 16 now being put into its most restrictive exposure category unless they manually change the setting. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

Learning

Volcano VS Glacier – This is a good Earth science lesson for upper elementary on up. @MinuteEarth @Wondrium

Student Search

Leadership/Parenting

Scans of Students’ Homes During Tests Are Deemed Unconstitutional. An Ohio judge ruled that such surveillance to prevent cheating could form a slippery slope to more illegal searches. @ashleynbelanger @WIRED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Grading@TomSchimmer @LyzaJo @DrDougGReen

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Five Levels of Canon in D – Easy to Insane. I love this piece and this does some very cool things with it. Piano players should really enjoy it. @musicalbasics

Jooble

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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