Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: March 22: Personal Responsibility, Education Research + Snowplow Parents
Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #GrowthMindset, #introversion, #JoyOfReading, #literacy, #MentalHealth, #PersonalizedLearning, #ReadAloud, #SocialMedia, college, libraries, parenting, research, and teachers.
Top Tweet of the Week
I like this post from
@farnamstreet about taking responsibility for your choices + actions, not blaming things "happening" to you | Yes, It’s All Your Fault: Active vs. Passive Mindsets https://t.co/d0OpeW5jQu
Events, Programs + Research
#AchievementGap Fails to Close: Half century of #testing shows mostly unchanged divide between haves and have-nots, + that gains at 8th grade level don't flow through to end of #HighSchool @EducationNext https://t.co/YzIWRKfk26
@MsYingling well as she heads out to #Kidlitcon Providence, happening THIS weekend. I'm sure her panel on #ReachingReaders will be useful. As for me, I'll be there in spirit but not in body ow.ly/cY7C30o7tH0
Remember, It’s Their
#College Years, Not Yours - @WSJ ow.ly/1yI630o5Zuz | Sue Shellenbarger talks to various experts on overly involved parents who project their own needs +/or pressure their kids re: #highed
#EliteCollege Worth It? Wealthy parents who spend to get their kids into top schools aren’t giving them as big an advantage as commonly thought, research shows @greg_ip @WSJ ow.ly/QucG30o8Qcg #HigherEd
Parenting + Play
Getting Little Boys to Sit Down and Learn. "Nourish first their deep instinctual need to move, wear them out physically. Then they will be able to sit for a time"
@MarlaSzwast ow.ly/IHim30o7Zc4 #Homeschooling
Schools and Libraries
Schools love the idea of a
#GrowthMindset, but has its application in #schools been shown to have an impact? Does self-concept drive achievement, or vice versa? @aeonmag via @drdouggreen https://t.co/leVxBbRfAT
Self Awareness, Screen Time + Mental Health
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