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The Difference Between An Initialism And An Acronym

The Difference Between An Initialism And An Acronym Initialisms and an acronyms are often confused, not so much that one is mistaken for another, but rather that initialisms aren’t usually named at all. To many, every series of letters (that function as initials) are called “acronyms.” The distinction, while primarily an academic distinction, has become […]

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24 Entertaining Short Stories For Middle School

24 Entertaining Short Stories For Middle School Reading in middle school is tricky, and it’s not simply a matter of decoding and fluency. Middle school students are an interesting bunch, with rapid brain development, emerging identities, and a varied assortment of readiness, background knowledge, and maturity in any given classroom. This can make selecting short stories […]

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42 Idiom Examples And Explanations

42 Idiom Examples And Explanations Oxford Dictionaries offers the definition of an idiom as “a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words (e.g.,rain cats and dogs, see the light).” A drop in the bucket. To beat a dead horse. Bring home the bacon. Go against […]

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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers First came cloud-based word processing in the form of Google Docs. With cloud-based word processing in education, teachers could remotely access student work, students (provided they had internet access and had a Google account) could retrieve their work from anywhere, and writers could collaborate […]

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The Difference Between Inference & Prediction

The Difference Between Inference & Prediction by TeachThought Staff Reading comprehension is a core tenet of schooling. The new Common Core Standards in the United States pace an increasing emphasis on reading, requiring for it to be taught across content areas, rather than simply in English-Language Arts classes. (Or through Reading comprehension apps, for example.) This […]

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