Study Without Motivation / How to Ace AP Tests / Use Peer Feedback

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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How to study when you have no motivation – Motivation is a luxury. We must start with this baseline understanding. It is powerful, it is helpful, but it is not required to do things. @katiejazevedo @KatieHabits @_feedspot


Don’t wait to start helping students ace their AP exams. The road to a 4 or 5 starts on the first day of class and includes serious talk about how hard the exam is, offering supplementary materials, and some free candy. @katembeeson @eschoolnews

Peer Feedback
Use Tech to Encourage Peer Feedback During Presentations – To make middle and high school presentations more engaging, teachers can use a simple tool to have students share meaningful feedback. @DBakkegard @edutopia


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Instagram Adds New Safety Features, Including Improved Blocking and New Pop-Up Alerts. Instagram’s added some new safety tools to give users more control over their in-app experience, including advanced user blocking, automated Hidden Words to protect people from offensive replies, new negative engagement prompts, and more. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day


Why you should chop broccoli and let it rest before cooking. You can also just eat it raw for the same effect. How much broccoli are you and your family eating? @nutrition_facts @NF_Espanol



How to prepare yourself for jobs that do not yet exist – The advances in automation and artificial intelligence are creating new job roles and opportunities which are accessible to businesses across a range of sectors. @uowcareersjobs @_feedspot

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Live Life@ChrisQuinn64

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Buying Your First Acoustic Guitar (5 Things You MUST Consider) | A Beginner’s Guide – Guitar Center Lessons wants to help make choosing your first acoustic guitar an easy and informed process. @guitarcenter


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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