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27 Ways To Publish Student Thinking

Publishing student thinking can be among the most powerful ways to improve learning. There are a variety of reasons for this, but the biggest reason is that the “threat” of publishing moves the lodestone from the classroom to the “real world.” This, of course, changes everything. What To Publish Note that publishing finished products and […]

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27 Creative Ways to Greet Your Elementary School Students

27 Creative Ways to Greet Your Elementary School Students The following infographic by Mia Macmeekin asks a simple question: How do you greet your students? It then follows up that question (which is rhetorical considering it doesn’t wait for your response) with 27 creative ways to do so for elementary school students. Our favorite is probably […]

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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching. Whether you’re using formative assessment for data to personalize learning within a unit, or more summative data to refine a curriculum map, the ability to quickly and easily check for understanding is a critical part of what you do. (Which […]

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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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3 Ways To Grow Independent Readers

3 Easy Ways To Grow Independent Readers by Matt Renwick Guiding students to become self-determining learners should be the ultimate goal of any teacher. This is especially true for reading. The benefits that come with being a lifelong reader are plenty. For starters, lifelong readers tend to make more money. A study from Italy found […]

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5 Ways To Supercharge Your 3D Printing Program

5 Ways To Supercharge Your 3D Printing Program by Rich Lehrer, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator *this blog was originally published at TeachThought PD Contact Us to bring Rich to your school to help you grow authentic learning with 3D Printing! 3D Printers are becoming increasingly common in schools – yet, in many cases pedagogy is […]

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50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher by TeachThought Staff While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, increasingly Google is the choice for schools and districts looking for something organized, useful, and inexpensive that’s available on tablet, laptop, Chromebooks, desktop, smartphone, and more.  In fact, the sheer diversity of Google […]

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