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3 Hurtful Trends In Educational Technology–And How To Mitigate Their Effects

Let’s play word association for a moment. When you read the word teacher, what’s the first image that pops in your head? How about school? What about technology? For me, technology is all about change. (I know that’s not really...The post 3 Hurtful Trends In Educational Technology–And How To Mitigate Their Effects appeared first on TeachThought.

Why Apple Is In Trouble

Why Apple Is In Trouble by Terry Heick While it will be years before the long-term effects to its elegant product and billion-dollar brand are known, it’s clear that with the death of Steve Jobs,...The post Why Apple Is In Trouble appeared first on TeachThought.

Better Teaching: Why You Bore Students & What You Can Do About It

You don’t mean to bore students. In fact, sometimes you’re downright interesting–the students are engaged, the buzz in the room is palpable, and even the hesitant students are asking questions. But the fact of the...The post Better Teaching: Why You Bore Students & What You Can Do About It appeared first on TeachThought.

New To TeachThought? 33 Of Our Top Posts Of 2012

    The following list represents some of our best posts of 2012. TeachThought didn’t launch until late late July/early August of 2012, but in that time, through the gifts and effort of many of...The post New To TeachThought? 33 Of Our Top Posts Of 2012 appeared first on TeachThought.

14 Currencies For the Digital Learner

Currency is something of value, or something that represents value. Knowledge, gold, respect, or social media following all represent kinds of currency. And in 2012, it could be that the currencies in learning are changing....The post 14 Currencies For the Digital Learner appeared first on TeachThought.

21st Century Learning is Not A Program

by William Washington, Ed.D. Scholar, Walden University Perhaps the biggest misconception that one can have about 21st century learning is to think of it as a single reform program. 21st century learning is not a singular...The post 21st Century Learning is Not A Program appeared first on TeachThought.

13 Alternatives To “I Don’t Know” And “I Can’t”

Saw this on pinterest this evening and thought it was great. Sentence stems can be powerful ways to “start” students talking where they are unsure of themselves–used them quite a bit to help students respond...The post 13 Alternatives To “I Don’t Know” And “I Can’t” appeared first on TeachThought.

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How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Facebook

I was hesitant to get on the facebook train. Everyone I knew “had a facebook” before I did. I am generally skeptical of early adoption of anything—technology, movies, fitness, anything. Trends and frenzy dangerous, as...The post How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Facebook appeared first on TeachThought.

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How The Memory Works In Learning

By Dr. Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed. Teachers are the caretakers of the development of students’ highest brain during the years of its most extensive changes. As such, they have the privilege and opportunity to influence...The post How The Memory Works In Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

101 Teaching Tips, Secrets, And Ideas For 2013

The title is self-explanatory and the context is fairly clear, so let’s dispense with the introduction and just get to the list, shall we? 101 Teaching Tips, Secrets, And Ideas For 2013 If the students...The post 101 Teaching Tips, Secrets, And Ideas For 2013 appeared first on TeachThought.

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