December, 2016

Every School Is A Think Tank

Every School Is A Think Tank by Terry Heick Every school is a think tank. Every school, by design, opens it doors to the brightest developing minds a community has to offer. Each one of those students has unique talents, and is plugged into a complex network of resources both human and otherwise. It’s the […]

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20 Of The Best Video & Music Apps For iOS

20 Of The Best Video & Music Apps For iOS by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by i Skysoft.com Working with music and video in the classroom isn’t a new idea. Teachers have been wheeling televisions into the classrooms for decades to show educational fare, documentaries–conjunction junction, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and so […]

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5 Ways To Communicate With Your Students Outside The Classroom

5 Ways To Communicate With Your Students Outside The Classroom by Rachelle Dene Poth How do you communicate with your students? In class, of course. Face to face, workshopping, watching them communicate with one another and popping in to support or challenge them. But what about outside of the classroom? Here are five ideas for […]

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We Can’t Teach As Fast As Things Change

We Can’t Teach As Fast As Things Change by Terry Heick We can’t teach as fast as things change. By things I mean information. Perspectives. Ideologies. What’s socially acceptable and what’s not. Our collective cultural biases and intellectual prejudices. Educultural views on homosexuality, edtech equity, homeschooling, bullying, accountability, and academic standards. Edtech views of big […]

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How To Create Learning Playlists In A Textbook World

How To Create Learning Playlists In A Textbook World by Terry Heick The idea of playlists became popular with the explosion of iTunes and YouTube in the last decade. Before music became digital, it was bound by its physical restrictions. Record players required users to pick up and move the needle, cassette players forced users […]

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34 Strategies For The Stages Of Assessment: Before, During & After

34 Strategies For The Stages Of Assessment: Before, During & After by TeachThought Staff For professional development on assessment, contact us today.  The follow graphic from the infographic-famous Mia MacMeekin offers 34 strategies for each stage of the assessment process–before, during, and after. Rather than simply repeat them from the graphic, we’ve give a quick primer on […]

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Ep. 63 Rethinking Leadership Through The Lens of Technology

Ep. 63 Rethinking Leadership Through The Lens of Technology by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 63 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with co-authors of Blending Leadership, Reshan Richards and Stephen Valentine, about how leadership might look different through the lens of 21st Century technology. Links & Resources Mentioned In This […]

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