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15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities by Brian Neese, Alvernia University According to the National Education Association (NEA), the number of U.S. students enrolled in special education programs has risen 30 percent over the past 10 years. Additionally, the NEA reports that nearly every general education classroom in the country includes students […]

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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at. As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software. Fast forward to today, and StatCounter paints an even […]

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Prodigy: A Math Game For Elementary Skill Building

Prodigy: A Math Game For Elementary Skill Building by Richie Saltzman, prodigygame.com Ed note: This is a sponsored post from Prodigy Math, a free-to-play game with paid memberships available. What Teachers Need To Know: Prodigy Math is a web-based (not app-based) math program aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Grades 1-6. With more […]

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10 Student Learning Objectives For The Teacher Not So Sure About This Hour Of Code Thing

10 Sample Student Learning Objectives For The Teacher That’s Not So Sure About This Hour Of Code Thing by TeachThought Staff You keep hearing about this hour of code thing, but you’re not a “hacker,” and aren’t real comfortable with teaching what you don’t know. Especially when it relates to technology and its fundamental programming. You […]

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A Reading Comprehension Tool To Simplify Text

A Useful Reading Comprehension Tool To Simplify Text by TeachThought Staff Need a reading comprehension tool to simplify texts for students? Something practical, along the lines of our “How To Google Search by Reading Level,” and Conversion Chart For Reading Level Measurement Tools? You may find some use in rewordify. In short, you copy/paste text to […]

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50 Resources For Teaching With iPads

A Collection Of The Best Resources For Teaching With The iPad by TeachThought Staff So we thought we’d start an ongoing collection–that is, one that is updated to reflect trends and changes–of the best resources for teaching with the iPad. This will include resources from all of the best sources, from Apple’s own stuff to […]

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102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For, Well, Brain-Based Teaching

102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For, Well, Brain-Based Teaching by Sara Bass Researchers in neuroscience, psychology and education are uncovering new information about how brains learn best at an unbelievable pace. We have more insight into the brain’s learning processes than at any other moment in history, and we are poised on the brink of a […]

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A Twitter Abbreviation Guide To Make Sense Of All That Crazy Talk

A Twitter Abbreviation Guide To Make Sense Of All That Crazy Talk Twitter is a wonderful platform to engage, lurk, socialize, read, distribute, share, or otherwise “do something” with ideas and content. Part of what makes it so useful is its 140 character limit. This requires users to be succinct in each tweet, which in […]

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