Middle & High School

12 Of The Best Vocabulary Apps For Middle & High School Students

12 Of The Best Vocabulary Apps For Middle & High School Students by TeachThought Staff Many of the most successful apps–in any category–are characterized by their ability to adapt to a variety of user and user goals. Minecraft is a perfect example of this–a game that the player can use as they wish to create […]

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Owl Eyes: 12 Ways To Use Digital Text Annotation

Owl Eyes: 12 Ways To Use Digital Text Annotation by TeachThought Staff Owl Eyes asked us to let us know about their (free) digital text annotation tool they created for mobile reading. So what is it? Owl Eyes was designed to offer an improved reading experience for students, teachers, and everyday readers. They wanted a clean, […]

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25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching Critical Thinking

25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching Critical Thinking by TeachThought Staff The Stanford University Center for Professional Development recently developed a course of effective classroom in the classroom, and asked us to let you know about it. This online course consists of three online sessions, three weeks in a row. Each session includes expert video screencasts, classroom video […]

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Ep. 52 Using #Edtech And Graphic Novels To Engage Reluctant Readers

    Ep. 52 Using #Edtech And Graphic Novels To Engage Reluctant Readers by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 52 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with Jeff Faulconer, VP of product development at StoryArc Media about engaging with reluctant readers using Poptropica.com and their Galactic Hot Dogs graphic novels. Links & […]

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5 Ideas For Using Infographics To Teach Classic Literature

5 Ideas For Using Infographics To Teach Classic Literature by Dawn Casey-Rowe for easel.ly If you’re the English teacher or drama coach, you’re probably pretty up on your Hamlet and MacBeth. The rest of us–not so much.   These works can be pretty daunting for students and mere mortals alike. Even with Sparknotes, Thugnotes, and […]

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