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How To Connect Schools And Communities Using Technology

How To Connect Schools And Communities Using Technology by Terry Heick It’s possible that there is no time in the history of education that our systems of educating have been so out of touch with the communities. Growing populations, shifting communities, and increasingly inwardly-focused schools all play a role. In light of the access of […]

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How To Use The TeachThought Search Engine

How To Use The TeachThought Search Engine by TeachThought Staff If you haven’t noticed, we are continually updating the TeachThought website–sometimes to make it more functional, sometimes to make it look better, sometimes faster, safer, more stable, to work better on mobile, and a million other reasons. Some stick, some don’t. One change we’ve made […]

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Learning Is Not About The Technology

Learning Is Not About Technology by TeachThought Staff You have an expert Skype or livestream into your classroom. Students discover a career they want to pursue. It’s not about the technology. It is about the learning. Your students are creating deep reflections in their blogs. Your students are using iPads to research the location from […]

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Get Things Done: 24 Google Doc Tips For Productivity

  Get Things Done: 24 Google Doc Tips For Productivity by TeachThought Staff Google Docs has gone from a tacked-on Google web/browser-based product to an indispensable edtech tool for all devices and platforms. We’ve talked before about How To Setup Google Classroom. Used properly, cloud-based tools can enhance learning and collaboration. Google Docs, for example, allows […]

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A Step-By-Step Plan To Create A BYOD Policy For Schools

A Step-By-Step Plan To Create A BYOD Policy For Schools by TeachThought Staff If you haven’t noticed lately, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is kind of a big deal, both in business, technology, and education fields. Why? In education, BYOD (and its initialistic cousin, BYOT), 1:1, and other trends are symbolic of (at least) three things: […]

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6 Digital Tools To Engage Students

6 Digital Tools To Engage Students by Rachelle Poth Are you looking for some new ways to keep students engaged through the end of the school year? Here are 6 tools that I have found to be quite helpful as this school year winds down. More importantly, these are also some of the student favorites, […]

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ResistBot: Easing The Effort Of Activism

ResistBot: Easing The Effort Of Activism by Ashley McCann Merriam-Webster’s primary definition of democracy is “government by the people; especially:  rule of the majority.” (And Merriam-Webster is the perfect source to turn to for clarification, because, oddly enough, the dictionary’s Twitter account has become an outspoken and amusing political thought leader lately. Who would have thought […]

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