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Here’s A Free Tool Kit From Harvard To Incorporate Good Work Into Your Curriculum

Here’s A Free Tool Kit From Harvard’s Project Zero To Incorporate Good Work Into Your Curriculum by Terry Heick Good work is central to TeachThought’s approach to teaching and learning. It’s part of the ethos of our Inside-Out School model and central to critical literacy. It’s also a recurring theme in Wendell Berry’s work (a Kentucky author who […]

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10 Dos & Don’ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area

10 Dos & Don’ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area by TeachThought Staff With the Common Core adoption in the United States, teaching vocabulary is no longer strictly the domain of the English-Language Arts classroom. While Robert Marzano has been promoting the instruction of academic vocabulary for years–and many school literacy plans have included […]

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27 Ways To Enhance Retention In Your Students

27 Ways To Enhance Retention In Your Students by TeachThought Staff How you can help students retain what they learn? What sort of teaching strategies, curriculum mapping techniques, or other changes can you use to help them remember and apply information? Most broadly, this is a matter of understanding and transfer. The more complete a student’s understanding, […]

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15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities contributed by Brian Neese, Alvernia University According to the National Education Association (NEA), the number of U.S. students enrolled in special education programs has risen 30 percent over the past 10 years. Additionally, the NEA reports that nearly every general education classroom in the country includes […]

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From Tech To Pedagogy: 8 Tips For History Teachers

  From Tech To Pedagogy: 8 Simple Tips For History Teachers contributed by Manuel Muroni As a teacher, one of the most difficult subjects to teach can be history. With only a few exceptions, the young, active minds of students tend to shy away from textbook recitation and dusty lists of boring dates. Standard procedure […]
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How To Add And Delete Questions To A Google Form

How To Add And Delete Questions To A Google Form by TeachThought Staff How do add and/or delete questions on a Google Form? It’s really quite simple. If you’re using a template, you can skip to Section 1.3 to edit your form. You can always come back here if you want to add or edit existing questions. […]
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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 151 Chasing The Next Better, Reflections From #MyRoomMessage

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 151 Chasing The Next Better, Reflections From #MyRoomMessage Drew Perkins talks with teacher and author of #MyRoomMessage Monte Syrie about his reflections on teaching, classroom culture, and teacher preparation. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Monte’s web site: letschangeeducation.com @MonteSyrie Kelly Gallagher The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 146 Does Education Have a Twitter Problem? Listen […]

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10 Simple Ways To Engage In Lifelong Learning

10 Ways To Engage In Lifelong Learning contributed by Andrea Leyden Learning is about reaching your full potential and can help you achieve self-actualization, the highest need identified by Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. However, traditional education generally has a beginning and an end which culminates in taking tests. Lifelong learning preserves an individual’s desire to […]

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Create A Curriculum That Questions The Purpose Of Knowledge

“Curriculum that questions the purpose of knowledge.” by Terry Heick In our recent post, Education’s Curious Fascination With Uniformity, reader James Foss left a useful comment that had within it an interesting concept–the “purpose of knowledge.” “Is it the standards that dictate curriculum or assessment practices that dictate pedagogy? It is possible the current standardized […]

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 150 Deeper Thinking Through Inquiry And Art

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 150 Deeper Thinking Through Inquiry And Art Drew Perkins talks with Nicola Giardina about her book and work with educators using her “Pyramid of Inquiry” to pull deeper learning and thinking through art. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: nicolagiardina.com Book: The More We Look, the Deeper It Gets – Publisher […]

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