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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as almost instantaneous access to research materials became available, apps and electronic tablets are replacing easily outdated workbooks, and edtech is a […]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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The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education

As a teacher, continuing education is so important that most school districts require that teachers enroll in some form of coursework on a regular basis to keep their knowledge and skills fresh. And while those courses are essential, staying on top of the cutting edge of educational development is important as well. Through Twitter discussions, teachers can […]

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The Pros & Cons Of Children On Social Media

The Pros & Cons Of Children On Social Media  contributed by Jennifer Smith In our social media-charged society, it’s easy to assume that children should not be on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Concerns range from safety to attention span to disminished ‘real life’ social skills to posture, blue light, and other dangers of screen […]

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How Rapid Technology Change Impacts Your Teaching

How Rapid Technology Change Impacts Your Teaching by Terry Heick In an increasingly digital world (or increasingly digital human experience anyway), rapid technology change is a fact of life. And these threats aren’t limited to business disruption, the safety of your data, or the digital footprint of your children. This kind of change also introduces […]

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