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50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter

50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter By TeachThought Staff Which are the best education accounts on twitter to follow? Well, that depends on how you define ‘best.’ Education is a constantly evolving organism, with individual humans and institutions making up the cells and organs that keep it running. Whether you agree with what […]

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What Is Your ‘Why’? Teaching Positive In The Face Of Negativity

What Is Your ‘Why’? Teaching Positive In The Face Of Negativity by Rachelle Poth What is your ‘why’? How can you ‘teach positive’ in the face of negativity? While many teachers focus on practical ideas and skills–assessment ideas, teaching strategies, and classroom management, for example–being about to create a healthy mindset can be one of […]

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Don’t Spend A Penny On Education Technology Until This Is Clear

Don’t Spend A Penny On Education Technology Until This Is Clear by Terry Heick More than five years ago in February of 2012, a local Swedish newspaper reported that the Stockholm suburb of Sollentuna planned to transition entirely away from textbooks to tablet PCs by 2013. In a familiar argument, Sollentuna ed leaders argued that their […]

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20 Types Of Learning Journals That Help Students Think

20 Types Of Learning Journals That Help Students Think by Terry Heick What is a learning journal? A learning journal is simply an ongoing collection of writing for learning–that is, writing done for the purpose of learning rather than the purpose of demonstrating learning. Learning journals are often named for a specific purpose and/or format–a […]

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Hurricane Information Index: 50 Resources To Stay Safe During Hurricanes

Hurricane Information Index: 50 Resources To Stay Safe During Hurricanes by TeachThought Staff Today is hurricane day on TeachThought, apparently. In addition to staying safe and preparedness checklists (see below), we’ve also started curating the best/most important resources on staying safe during hurricanes. Below are 50 of the best resources for hurricanes, including anticipation them, […]

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6 Hurricane Preparedness Checklists So You Can Make Your Own

6 Hurricane Preparedness Checklists So You Can Make Your Own by TeachThought Staff It’s hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, and how to survive a hurricane is a matter of preparation. In the above post, we discussed the need for personalization in preparation: ‘Hurricane Katrina showed that local infrastructure and response matter. Hurricane Harvey showed […]

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What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018

What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018 by TeachThought Staff What’s a twitter chat? Where can you see an example of a twitter chat? How do twitter chats work? All good questions. In 2017/2018, social media is undergoing changes in trend and usage–more visual and focused on engagement rather than simple funneling […]

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5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching

5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching by Terry Heick Teaching is impossibly complex. Unless you were coldly calculated and level-headed as, there is no way to be the teacher so many begin their career striving to be. You will simply never be able to fulfill everything that each learner needs, no matter how hard […]

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