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The Classroom Management Strategy That Works Every Time

The Classroom Management Strategy That Works Every Time by Dominique Smith Just like every student wonders what their teachers will be like this school year, teachers are similarly curious. This curiosity builds over the years, often catalyzed by the fear of failure. What if I fail? What if my lessons don’t ‘work’? What if my […]

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19 Things To Do At The 2017 Library Of Congress National Book Festival

19 Things To Do At The 2017 Library Of Congress National Book Festival by TeachThought Staff From a press release On Saturday, September 2 in Washington D.C., the 2017  Library Of Congress National Book Festival will take place, with a huge assortment of kids-centered activities free and open to the public. From a great lineup of authors—including […]

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How To Delete Icons From A Mac Desktop

How To Delete Icons From Mac Desktop by TeachThought Staff Though we’ve used a variety of devices for years, we recently switched from Windows to Mac here at TeachThought for our primary workstations. As a result, while we’re accustomed to iOS, Android, Windows, and others, MacOS has provided a bit of a learning curve for […]

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6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School

6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School by Terry Heick & Jackie Gerstein For specific training and professional development around technology integration, contact TeachThought Professional Development to bring Jackie Gerstein and other TeachThought professionals to your school today. I took an excerpt of a recent post by Jackie, 6 Activities I Use To Build Connections With […]

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8 Things Every Teacher Needs To Improve

8 Things Every Teacher Needs To Improve by Terry Heick 1. Humility You’re probably very good at what you do–at least parts of it. You’re also probably very bright, compassionate, and driven or you wouldn’t have made it to whatever place you’re currently in as an educator. But change requires self-awareness and a humble approach to […]

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You Can Now License TeachThought Content

You Can Now License TeachThought Content by TeachThought Staff Do you need ideas? If your school, district, platform, or other project is in need of premium education content, we are opening up our content for licensing and re-use for a selected opportunities. Not all of our content is available for licensing, and licensing is clarified […]

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 81 Reinventing Learning: Why Are Kids Different Today?

TeachThought Podcast Ep. 81 Reinventing Learning: Why Are Kids Different Today? by TeachThought Staff Episode Title Ep. 81: Reinventing Learning For The Always-On Generation Series: Why Are Kids Different Today? (Part 1 of 12) Summary Episode 81 of the TeachThought Podcast is the first in a 12-part series on reinventing learning for the ‘always on’ generation. […]

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27 Ideas For Students That Finish Their Work Early

27 Ideas For Students That Finish Their Work Early by TeachThought Staff How to respond when students finish their work early is a classic teacher challenge. Most of it boils down to lesson design–creating learning opportunities where students are naturally funneled toward extending, improving, and sharing their work so that ‘stopping points’ are more of […]

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