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Making Technology Transitions Less Scary: 8 Keys To Success

Making Your Next Technology Transition Less Scary: 8 Keys To Success by Gregory Hart Technology transitions can be scary for school districts. New technology often means changing the way your teachers and staff do their jobs on a day-to-day basis. For many people, change is scary. For teachers, this is no different. There are so […]

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Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form

Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form by TeachThought Staff ISTE has long had available technology standards to help promote informed use of technology by students. These standards are broken down into 5 categories for students, teachers, administrators, coaches, and computer science educators. According to wikipedia (don’t judge us), this process started in earnest in […]

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The Necessity Of Self-Criticism In Education

The Desperate Need For Self-Criticism in Education by Terry Heick To grow, teachers must be able to reflect critically on their own performance. Education is ‘actuated’ by teachers. It makes sense, then, that education should also be able to reflect critically on its own performance as well.  Currently this occurs through the comforting precision of analysis and […]

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Here Are 31 Haunted Places You Can Explore With Google Maps

Here Are 31 Haunted Places You Can Explore With Google Maps by Ashley McCann Have you ever wanted to play paranormal investigator? Would you like to explore America’s most frightening locations, both near and far? Maybe you’re looking for inspiration for some creepy curricula based around historical fact-finding? Have no fear, Google’s got your back. […]

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What To Look For In Your Online Education

What To Look For In Your Online Education by Ashley McCann This is sponsored content The rapid evolution of technology is changing everything, and education is no exception. Cumbersome card catalogs went extinct as almost instantaneous access to research materials became available, apps and electronic tablets are replacing easily outdated workbooks, and edtech is a […]

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Need A Lift? Here Are 50 Books That Can Make You Happy

Need A Lift? Here Are 50 Books That Can Make You Happy by Ashley McCann Need some positive thinking? How about some happy books? While the idea of a book ‘making you happy’ is obviously a stretch, peace of mind is often a product of a simple cognitive pattern: you see what you think about, […]

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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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The Proper Posture For Tablet Use Is The Same For Nearly Everything Else You Do

The Proper Posture For Tablet Use Is The Same For Nearly Everything Else You Do by TeachThought Staff We’ve been hearing for years how smartphone technology causes (insert scary sounding ailment here). The same with living under power lines, standing too close to the microwave, and eating lead paint. The long-term impact of such phenomena are […]

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