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44 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom’s Taxonomy

44 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom’s Taxonomy contributed by Peter Pappas My interest in reflective thinking is rooted in a simple but powerful statement by Donald Finkel who wrote that teaching should be thought of as “providing experience, provoking reflection.” (Teaching with Your Mouth Shut) Most school mission statements include a reference to “fostering […]

Tips For Dressing For Job Interviews In Higher Education

Dressing Appropriately For Job Interviews In Higher Education contributed by Anne Davis Workplace fashion has changed in recent years to become more casual. Higher education has always been somewhat more relaxed than other careers in terms of instructors’ clothing styles in the classroom. However, when applying for a position, such as a professor or a […]

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6 Ways To Support Students Without Internet Access At Home

6 Ways To Support Students Without Internet Access At Home contributed by Maria Winters DiMarco We’ve discussed five reasons to teach digital literacy in the classroom. In reading Paul’s post, I couldn’t help but to take a step back and think about the growing number of children around the country who barely have access to […]

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Gifts Ideas For Boys Of Every Age Range

Gifts Ideas For Boys Of Every Age Range contributed by Anne Davis Your son brings you constant joy and you want to make him happy on his special day. Whether it’s a birthday, a graduation or a holiday, buying the perfect gift for your son can present challenges, especially for someone that seems to have […]
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Opinion: Protect The Taxi Cab Industry From Innovation

Opinion: Protect The Taxi Cab Industry From Innovation a tongue-in-cheek opinion piece by Terry Heick We have to protect the taxicab industry from disruptive innovation. After a century of dominance in the moving-very-small-groups-of-people-around-a-city market, outside forces have disrupted cabs as the de facto method for people-moving. From automotive manufacturers who manufacture fleet-friendly automobiles often used […]

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How Grow 19 Can Change Your Classroom or School Next Year

How Grow 19 Can Change Your Classroom or School Next Year by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD TeachThought Grow 19 Event Page Many years ago I taught in a middle school across the hall from a math teacher named Jim who perennially joked as the students walked out his door on the last day of classes, “next […]

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The Push For STEM Education: Why It Matters

The Push For STEM Education: Why It Matters contributed by Anne David There are millions of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) jobs all over the world, and that number is growing rapidly. Companies are struggling to meet the demands of a changing workforce, and both students and working-age adults are trying to make a […]

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 161 Building Critical Thinking Dispositions Using Real Life Legal Cases

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 161 Building Critical Thinking Dispositions Using Real Life Legal Cases Drew Perkins talks with Colin Seale about his work as founder and CEO of ThinkLaw to help schools teach critical thinking to students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: ThinkLaw.us @thinkLawUS ThinkLaw on Facebook @ColinESeale Larchmont Charter School Listen and […]

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50 Challenging Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students

50 Challenging Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students by Terry Heick Literacy is changing–not at its core necessarily, but certainly at its edges as it expands to include new kinds of “reading.” Digital media is quickly replacing traditional media forms as those most accessible to most 21st century learners. The impact of this […]

What Students Do Better Than Teachers

What Students Do Better Than Teachers by Terry Heick You can ask your students what they’re interested in—what they’re curious about—but that’s not the right question, because they probably don’t know. Or don’t know they know. A big part of communicating with children (of any age) is the terms and form of the conversations. Terms […]
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