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50 Of The Best Writing Apps For The iPad

50 Of The Best Writing Apps For The iPad by Ashley McCann The best writing apps for iPad, like any concept of ‘best,’ is subjective and further based on need and circumstance. Are you a poet drafting when inspiration strikes? A student taking notes and writing essays? A novelist that usually uses a desktop, but […]

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How To Set Google Doc Sharing Permissions For Student Privacy

How To Set Google Doc Sharing Permissions For Student Privacy by Ashley McCann While cloud-based word processing and file-sharing has been a boon to the modern classroom, with this potential comes new concerns. While technology access at home, WiFi strength at school, big data, Draconian district filters and more can thwart your attempts to use technology […]

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Boy Teased For Wearing Fila Shoes Drops Knowledge In Response

Boy Teased For Wearing Fila Shoes Drops Knowledge In Response by TeachThought Staff If 10-year-old Nyeeam Hudson of New Jersey doesn’t end up as President of the United States, he certainly has the potential for a career as an educator. See also: 52 Of Our Favorite Inspirational Quotes For Teachers The quick version is that Hudson was […]

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Shifting Your Assessments To Grow Higher-Level Thinking

Shifting Your Assessments To Grow Higher-Level Thinking by Beckie Stobaugh, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator Contact TeachThought Professional Development to bring Beckie to your school! As a new principal, I sat at my desk reviewing classroom assessments and I dropped my head in dismay. It was no wonder our students were receiving high marks on classroom assessments—almost all […]

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Stop Praising Student Work. Be Specific Instead.

Stop Praising Student Work. Be Specific Instead. by Paul Moss, @edmerger There is some very useful discussion presently about minimizing written feedback to save teachers time, with excellent strategies to achieve it promoted by Enser, and McGill. We all know that time demands on teachers seems to be ever growing. Sometimes I feel I must […]

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24 Of The Best PDF Tools For Teachers

24 Of The Best PDF Tools For Teachers contributed by Veronica Johnson This is sponsored content In today’s world, teachers are handling many different kinds of documents and related media. As the digital revolution happened, those paper piles that once stood on a teacher’s desk are slowly disappearing. One of the safest and most versatile ways […]

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7 Time-Saving Strategies For Teachers That Put Students First

7 Time-Saving Strategies For Teachers That Put Students First contributed by Dr. Stuart Kahl and Deborah Farrington It goes without saying that teachers are very busy. So it’s not unusual to hear their concerns about the lack of adequate time to do everything teachers need to do: plan, individualize instruction, test, assign grades, collaborate, innovate, reflect […]

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5 EdTech Tools That Have Recently Caught My Eye

5 EdTech Tools That Have Recently Caught My Eye by Rachelle Dene Poth Starting to integrate technology can be intimidating.  So many choices, new ideas being shared all of the time through social media, blogs, books, Teacher Professional Development, and more. I find the best time to walk away with new ideas is right after […]

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