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13 Ways To Help Students Do What They Say They’re Going To Do

13 Ways To Help Students Do What They Say They’re Going To Do by Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman There are two types of people.  Those that follow through and those that don’t.  I’m not a lifetime member of team follow-through…yet (bonus points for channeling Dweck’s growth mind set here).  For instance, I consider following through […]

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Ep. 27 Let’s Make Professional Development More Effective

Ep. 27 Let’s Make Professional Development More Effective by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 27 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins discusses ways to make professional development more effective by using inquiry to align and refine it with your mission and vision statements. Interested in TeachThought Professional Development workshops? Visit TeachThought.com/PD […]

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100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language

100 Resources To Learn to Speak Another Language by TeachThought Staff Ed note: This post was first published in 2012, and is in the process of being updated. If you have any updates or corrections, please let us know in the comments. Learning another language is among the many things that have been made easier with […]

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Graphic: 27 Things Teachers Do Well

27 Things Teachers Do Well by TeachThought Staff What’s a teacher? What kinds of things should a 21st century be able to do? How about with an iPad? What’s the purpose of school? These are the kinds of questions we like to try to tackle here at TeachThought, as it’s these macro-level questions that can help inform micro-level decisions. […]

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27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data

27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data by TeachThought Staff There is often talk about assessment–its forms, frequency, and the integration of gleaned data to revise planned instruction. Formative versus assessment, rigor, and the evasive nature of understanding are also areas for exploration. But rarely is there discussion about the kinds of things […]

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7 Simple Ways You Can Help Students Pay Attention In A Traditional Classroom

7 Simple Ways You Can Help Students Pay Attention by TeachThought Staff For many teachers, helping students “pay attention” is probably the wrong way to help improve what you’re probably trying to improve. Listless students. Apathetic responses. Uninspired work. Talking. Texting. Behavior issues. “Off-taskedness.” Daydreaming. These are the hallmarks of a classroom and curriculum in […]

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3 Ways To Bring Live Blogging To The Classroom

3 Ways to Bring Live Blogging To The Classroom by Heather Edick Live blogging is a blogging technique used often by journalists and others who want to capture an event moment by moment and post it to their web site.  Teachers might be able to take advantage of this trend by introducing live blogging to […]

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