Metacognition Mistakes / Privacy Proposal / Feynman On Knowing

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention. Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software

Tapping into the Metacognition of Mistakes – Getting kids to identify and classify the types of mistakes they make gives them the tools they need to drive their own learning. @borywrites @edutopia

A Breakthrough Online Privacy Proposal Hits Congress. While some states have made data privacy gains, the US has so far been unable to implement protections at a federal level. A new bipartisan proposal called APRA could break the impasse. @kellymakena @WIRED

Richard Feynman On Knowing Versus Understanding – Feynman was renowned for his ability to explain complex concepts with clarity and humor. His innovative teaching methods, characterized by wit and a deep understanding of fundamental principles, inspire educators globally. @TeachThought


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Meta Announces Updates for Messenger, Including Group Albums and HD Photos. Meta’s announced some new updates for Messenger, including shared albums, so you can collaborate with group chat members on visual collections, the return of QR codes to connect (once again), and HD photos in-stream. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day


Here’s What The Great North American Eclipse Looked Like. We had clouds in upstate New York, but I epxreienced almost three minutes ot darkness. @dschroer



Six tips to help educators support young readers – Instead of focusing on memorization, educators need to provide strong foundational skills that students can use to understand how to sound out words. @tiffany_peltier @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

John Fogerty – – Medley 1988 PBS – Fogerty is good enough to pull this off. Enjoy. Rod Wolfe Oldies Radio DJ via @YouTube


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away by Annie Duke
Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics Grades K-12: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning by Peter Liljedahl
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini@RobertCialdini
Valedictorians at the Gate: Standing Out, Getting In, and Staying Sane While Applying to College by Becky Munsterer Sabky
Plays Well With Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrongby Eric Barker
How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes: Science-Based Strategies for Better Parenting from Tots to Teens by Melinda Wenner Moyer
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 
The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen
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
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

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter Share this page via Google Plus     If you like the summary, buy the book