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How To Never Run Out Of New Ideas As A Teacher

How To Never Run Out Of New Ideas As A Teacher by Terry Heick As an educator, ideas are everything. If educating, as a verb, was merely a matter of execution, ideas would be less important. In a standardized circumstance for example, like a factory, new ideas have less value than they do in an […]

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30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy

30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy by TeachThought Staff Often confused with sympathy and compassion, empathy is, put simply, the ability to feel what another person is feeling. Unlike sympathy or compassion, empathy doesn’t require you to feel for  them, though it can lead to those emotions. Empathy, rather, is a starting point […]

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12 Tools That Made The Biggest Difference In My Teaching

12 Tools That Made The Biggest Difference In My Teaching This Year Rachelle Dene Poth There are so many digital tools available today to promote student learning in the classroom. The task is in figuring out what you need for your classroom. What could benefit your students the most? Over the past year, I took […]

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4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do by Lauren Ayer, M.Ed. Gone are the days when students were expected to sit passively at desks while teachers lectured endlessly, expecting children to soak up the information being thrown at them. In today’s educational environment, students are expected to collaborate, think critically, and work together to […]

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5 Ways To Communicate With Your Students Outside The Classroom

5 Ways To Communicate With Your Students Outside The Classroom by Rachelle Dene Poth How do you communicate with your students? In class, of course. Face to face, workshopping, watching them communicate with one another and popping in to support or challenge them. But what about outside of the classroom? Here are five ideas for […]

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34 Strategies For The Stages Of Assessment: Before, During & After

34 Strategies For The Stages Of Assessment: Before, During & After by TeachThought Staff For professional development on assessment, contact us today.  The follow graphic from the infographic-famous Mia MacMeekin offers 34 strategies for each stage of the assessment process–before, during, and after. Rather than simply repeat them from the graphic, we’ve give a quick primer on […]

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10 Messages Every Teacher Should Send To Parents

10 Messages Every Teacher Should Send To Parents contributed by ClassTag One of the most important things we’ve learned as an education technology company so far is this: tools don’t work on their own. It’s about informing and empowering teachers and families to make the most of them. In the past year, we’ve seen many […]

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