The Disrupters ADHD Documentary / Stop Giving Zeros / Edtech COVID Lessons

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The Disruptors Official Trailer – a documentary film on ADHD – Institutions can pay, but individuals and apply for a free screening. All educators and parents of kids who have or might have ADHD need to watch this. There are lots of successful role models. @NancyAArmstrong @MAKERSwomen

Why I Stopped Giving Zeros – Giving a zero for missed work can make it mathematically impossible for students to recover their grade; here’s what one teacher is doing instead. @MaryTownsendEDU @edutopia

Lessons learned using edtech during COVID – COVID shed light on inequities, but it also taught educators some valuable lessons. It seems some students have more autonomy.. @eschoolnews


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Best Laptop Deals Right Now—and Which One Is Right for You – Whether you’re looking for an all-arounder, a gaming powerhouse, or a wallet-friendly machine, we’ve found discounts from trusted retailers. @_adamspeight @WIRED


How did the Irish Potato Famine Happen? You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy the history/science lesson. @KnowledgiaToday

Video Games


Kids that play video games perform better on cognitive skill tests. It seems that if a game is cognitively challenging that it should help. @ccampys @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Halloween Photo Ideas Here is some inspiration on how to make the most of your smoke bombs and pumpkins to create an epic photoshoot this Halloween. shutterbombs on Instagram


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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