Tips for Parenting ADHD Teens / Spotting Bad Statistics / Raising Achievement & Engaging Students

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.

ADHD
Seven Tips for Parenting ADHD Teens – You want to help your teens get on the right path, but they’re resistant to rules and they get annoyed when you give them reminders. @Shareaholic

Stats
Three ways to spot a bad statistic – In this delightful, hilarious talk, data journalist Mona Chalabi shares handy tips to help question, interpret and truly understand what the numbers are saying. @MonaChalabi @Ted_nyc

Engage
Researchers find a tradeoff between raising achievement and engaging students. Two researchers from the University of Maryland and Harvard University waded into this mess. @jillbarshay @hechingerreport @EricHanushek @MindShiftKQED

SM

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

New Research Looks at the Rising Online Video Trend. Video is the most engaging content type online, with ever-increasing network capacity and improving mobile device functionality making it easier than ever to stream video content to people at all times. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

Interviews

Learning

I’m terrible at job interviews — what can I do? Getting good enough at interviews just takes a little preparation. @greggiangrande @nypost

Leadership/Parenting

How Do Politicians Keep Getting So Rich? See if you and your students/kids can guess any of the answers before watching. This seems balanced politically. @StoryblocksCo @thinkSTT

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Beckett@ManiarMuhammad

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Alison Balsom, ‘Haydn Trumpet Concerto in Eb, 1st mov.’ (Allegro)
Alison Balsom (1978) is an English trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, and music educator. Recorded live on the last night of the BBC Proms, September 12th, 2009, Royal Albert Hall, London. @alisonbalsom @RoyalAlbertHall

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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