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From Purpose To Platform: 4 Best Practices For Teaching With Video

From Purpose To Platform: 4 Best Practices For Teaching With Video contributed by Emily Merritt, letsrecap.com Video can be a powerful strategy for teaching and learning. In the last 10 years, we’ve seen it revolutionize instruction (Khan academy, MOOC’s), creative class projects (iMovie), teacher video coaching (Swivl), assessment and now it’s starting to change moderated education […]

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126 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Digital Learning

126 Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Verbs For Digital Learning by TeachThought Staff At TeachThought, we’re enthusiastic supporters of any learning taxonomy. (We even created our own, the TeachThought Learning Taxonomy.) Put simply, learning taxonomies help us think about how learning happens. Even if they’re ‘not good’ as we’ve often seen the DOK framework described, they still […]

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Kahoot! Plus Released For Game-Based Corporate Training

Kahoot! Plus Released For Game-Based Corporate Training by TeachThought Staff Compiled From A Press Release Summary: Kahoot! moves into corporate learning Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the fastest-growing #edtech brands with more than 50 million unique monthly active users recently announced Kahoot! Plus, a premium version of Kahoot! tailored specifically for corporate teams […]

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10 Dos & Don’ts For Group Work & Student Grouping

10 Dos And Don’ts For Group Work & Student Grouping by Jennifer Rita Nichols Educators have learned much about the benefits of using projects for learning, and collaboration is easily recognized as an important skill for students to build. There are very few arguments against having students work together in class and on assignments. However, […]

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These Octopus Kites Are Nightmare Fuel

These Octopus Kites Are Nightmare Fuel by TeachThought Staff There are good kites and there are bad kites. And then there are octopus kites. A ‘good kite’ would be something like the one Benjamin Franklin flew. Whether we evaluate its quality by its flying performance or its historical significance, that’s one amazing kite. A ‘bad kite’ […]

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52 Of The Best Quotes About Learning

52 Of The Best Quotes About Learning by TeachThought Staff The internet loves many things. It loves cats, for example. Memes, too. It loves video, which means it loves YouTube–and arguing in the comments section beneath YouTube videos. It loves recipes and Wikipedia and alarming misdiagnoses on WebMd and, among other things (and getting to […]

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Planning For Critical Thinking: A 5-Step Model

Planning For Critical Thinking: A 5-Step Model by TeachThought Staff Like anything else that you’d like to see happen in your classroom, promoting critical thinking skills is a matter of planning and priority. While teachers are often admonished to push students towards higher-level thinking activities, beyond Bloom’s Taxonomy (or one of TeachThought’s own learning taxonomies), […]

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A Student-Centered BYOT Policy Template For Schools

A Student-Centered Universal BYOT Policy Template For Schools by TeachThought Staff ed note: This content has been updated and republished from a previous post BYOT–which stands for Bring Your Own Technology–is a natural response to need for progressive learning tools in the 21st century classroom. There are a variety of factors that contribute here, including […]

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