Learning Styles Vs. Multimodal Learning: What’s The Difference?

Learning Styles Vs. Multimodal Learning: What’s The Difference?

Megan BankerJanuary 21, 20227 min read

What Is The Difference Between ‘Learning Styles’ & ‘Multimodal Learning’? The learning styles debate has been going on for some time. We saw the concept of learning styles experience significant…

13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning

13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning

Megan BankerJanuary 20, 202221 min read

What Are The Best Research-Based Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning? There’s a book that sits on my shelf called Study is Hard Work by William H. Armstrong.…

The 33 Best Books For Students Who Don’t Like To Read

The 33 Best Books For Students Who Don’t Like To Read

Megan BankerJanuary 19, 202224 min read

What are the Best Books for Students Who Don’t Like to Read? “Let’s get out our [independent/book club/whole class] books and open to page __!” At least one student in…

Teaching Students To See Quality

Teaching Students To See Quality

Terry HeickJanuary 18, 20225 min read

How To Teach Students To See Quality by Terry Heick Quality—you know what it is, yet you don’t know what it is. But that’s self-contradictory. But some things are better…

Active Listening Strategies For Charismatic Student Conversations

Active Listening Strategies For Charismatic Student Conversations

Megan BankerJanuary 17, 202215 min read

What Are The Best Strategies For Teaching Students To Listen Actively? Active listening involves employing different behaviors to enhance understanding among two or more people in a conversation. An active…

What Is A Socratic Seminar?

What Is A Socratic Seminar?

Megan BankerJanuary 16, 202214 min read

What Is A Socratic Seminar? If correctly prepared for, a Socratic seminar can be a powerful catalyst for social learning. Many teachers we know have remarked that individual and collective…

45 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube

45 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube

Megan BankerJanuary 15, 202211 min read

What Are The Best YouTube Channels For Teachers To Use In The Classroom? As both hardware and software design improve, the possibility of mobile learning is increasingly accessible. Video is…

Bandura’s 4 Principles Of Social Learning Theory

Bandura’s 4 Principles Of Social Learning Theory

Megan BankerJanuary 14, 20228 min read

Learning Theories: Albert Bandura’s Principles Of Social Learning “Self-belief does not necessarily ensure success, but self-disbelief assuredly spawns failure.” (Albert Bandura) Those who are new to social learning theory might…

30 Areas For Evolving The Concept Of School

30 Areas For Evolving The Concept Of School

Terry HeickJanuary 13, 20228 min read

Ways Education Can Improve To Meet The Needs Of The Future How can schools change? How can–and will–the concept of education change in the next thirty years? These are critical…

The 20 Best Social Networks For Teachers

The 20 Best Social Networks For Teachers

Megan BankerJanuary 12, 20227 min read

What Are The Best Social Networks For Teachers To Grow Their Personal Learning Networks? Sometimes, as teachers, our greatest sources of growth and inspiration don’t come from within the four…

The 32 Best Digital Storytelling Sites and Apps

The 32 Best Digital Storytelling Sites and Apps

Megan BankerJanuary 11, 20227 min read

What Are The Best Digital Storytelling Sites & Apps? Digital storytelling creates greater access for students to narrate lived and fictionalized events and experiences. Students can combine multiple media forms…

12 Questions To Help You Create A School Writing Plan

12 Questions To Help You Create A School Writing Plan

Terry HeickJanuary 10, 20226 min read

What Is A School Writing Plan? by Terry Heick What Is A School Writing Plan? This part’s simple enough: a school writing plan is simply a documented, formal, and revisable…

50 Of The Best Non-Violent Video Games [Updated For 2022]

50 Of The Best Non-Violent Video Games [Updated For 2022]

TeachThought StaffJanuary 9, 20228 min read

50 Of The Best Non-Violent Video Games [Updated For 2022] by TeachThought Staff One person’s mushroom stomper is another’s person’s fungus murderer. So it may not be absolutely correct to say…

Creating A Culture Of Reading In Your Classroom

Creating A Culture Of Reading In Your Classroom

TeachThought StaffJanuary 9, 20227 min read

Let’s Help Students Learn To Love Reading Again by Angela Peery, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator Picture a classroom full of youngsters. They could be darling, chubby-cheeked kindergartners or swaggering, confident…

20 Photo Editing Apps For Students

20 Photo Editing Apps For Students

TeachThought StaffJanuary 7, 202212 min read

What Are The Best Photo Editing Apps For Students? If you’ve ever watched your students hypnotically click through an online photo album, you know about the captivating power of digital…

The 30 Best Assistive Technology Apps

The 30 Best Assistive Technology Apps

Megan BankerJanuary 6, 20226 min read

What Are The Best Assistive Technology Apps? Do you have students with disabilities or special needs? If so, you may benefit from assistive technology: a technology used by an individual…

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