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5 Smart Ways To Use Digital Images In The Classroom

5 Smart Ways To Use Digital Images In The Classroom   by Mike Acedo It is well known, that the 21st century student is constantly bombarded with digital imagery. Whether it is from television, social media, advertisers, or smart phones, the relentless visual stimulation that students face has some declaring it as detrimental to student […]

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Using Technology To Help Students Lead Their Own Learning

Using Technology To Help Students Lead Their Own Learning by Rachelle Dene Poth Technology provides ways for students to learn anywhere and at any time, and affords the possibility of providing learning at a pace that is comfortable for each student. Teachers can teach students from inside the traditional classroom, “the brick-and-mortar” as it is […]

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5 Ideas For Using Infographics To Teach Classic Literature

5 Ideas For Using Infographics To Teach Classic Literature by Dawn Casey-Rowe for easel.ly If you’re the English teacher or drama coach, you’re probably pretty up on your Hamlet and MacBeth. The rest of us–not so much.   These works can be pretty daunting for students and mere mortals alike. Even with Sparknotes, Thugnotes, and […]

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What Students Feel Learning In A State Of Flow

What Students Feel Learning In A State Of Flow by Jackie Gerstein Dr. Gerstein provides training and professional development through TeachThought Professional Development. To schedule her to work with your school, contact her here. Watch children, youth, and even adults when they are immersed in learning something of interest of them, and you will see often […]

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40 Of The Best Learning Apps For Elementary Students

40 Of The Best Elementary Learning Apps For Elementary Students Looks like this mobile learning thing might actually take off, eh? Just as we recently looked specifically at some of the best educational apps for iPad, now we give some love specifically to elementary students (and teachers) who have devices and want to separate the digital wheat from […]

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Sponsored: He Struggled Reading, So I Bought Him An Audiobook

Sponsored: He Struggled Reading, So I Bought Him An Audiobook by Amanda Casey Reading is a powerful tool. It can take you to new world, expose you to life experiences, and open the doors to unimaginable places. However, students with reading disabilities can be struggle to not just read, but to find any joy or […]

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6 Technology Integration Ideas For Any Content Area And Grade Level

6 Technology Integration Ideas For Any Content Area & Grade Level Contributed by Simon Blower Declining attention span as a result of increasing use of smartphones and social media are just a few challenges teachers deal with in the modern classroom. Children today deal with more stimuli around them than ever before. Mobile phones, tablets,and other […]

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Study: Less Than Half US Students Ready To Fill High-Tech Jobs

Study: Less Than Half US Students Ready To Fill High-Tech Jobs by Vince Bertram, CEO of Project Lead The Way Summary: Technology and Engineering Literacy exam results highlight need for expanded access to STEM curricula The resounding headline of the results of the first-ever Technology and Engineering Literary (TEL) exam is that girls may be closing the […]

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