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How To Master Back School Shopping From Your Phone



How To Master Back School Shopping From Your Phone

 by TeachThought Staff This content is sponsored by Staples You probably do a lot from your phone. In fact, it’s ironic that we even continue to call it a ‘phone’ when placing a call is often one of its clumsiest capabilities. Shopping is another matter entirely. […]

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Dear Parents: Here’s What You Should Know About Letter Grades

Dear Parents: Here’s What You Should Know About Letter Grades by Terry Heick Ah, the letter grade– a much-maligned symbol of an era where kids would go to school and passively ‘get’ grades written on thick blue and green and beige paper to take home and have signed and returned to school so the teacher […]

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Ep. 65 Using Mindfulness For More Compassionate Students

  Ep. 65 Using Mindfulness And Meditation To Help Children Manage Stress And Be More Compassionate by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 65 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with author Susan Kaiser Greenland about her books and work with children around mindfulness and meditation. Links & Resources Mentioned […]

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Ideas For Easing Students Back to School

Ideas For Easing Students Back To School by Corinne Jacob Summer has ended and to quote a too-popular show, winter is coming! The groans you will hear from the students are almost as loud as the more subtle groans of the teachers. The end of summer is always seen as a tragic end to freedom […]

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Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools

Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools by TeachThought Staff Digital media use is exploding in education. Unfortunately, internet safety is something many teachers–and worse, students-take for granted. While many teachers–and librarians–are concerned with breaking copyright laws, controlling digital media use is often an afterthought. Or worse, so heavily scrutinized that district filters kill […]

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Why Parents Don’t Understand How To Help

Why Parents Don’t Understand How To Help by Terry Heick Jargon is a necessary evil. Simply put, jargon helps us be more specific. Pilots in planes don’t ‘go up,’ they ‘gain altitude.’ Forwards in basketball don’t simply “score,” but rather face up the defender to jab step, finishing with an up-and-under move for an ‘and-one.’ They […]

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