Social Media In The Classroom

The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education

As a teacher, continuing education is so important that most school districts require that teachers enroll in some form of coursework on a regular basis to keep their knowledge and skills fresh. And while those courses are essential, staying on top of the cutting edge of educational development is important as well. Through Twitter discussions, teachers can […]

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The Pros & Cons Of Children On Social Media

The Pros & Cons Of Children On Social Media  contributed by Jennifer Smith In our social media-charged society, it’s easy to assume that children should not be on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Concerns range from safety to attention span to disminished ‘real life’ social skills to posture, blue light, and other dangers of screen […]

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50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter

50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter By TeachThought Staff Which are the best education accounts on twitter to follow? Well, that depends on how you define ‘best.’ Education is a constantly evolving organism, with individual humans and institutions making up the cells and organs that keep it running. Whether you agree with what […]

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What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018

What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018 by TeachThought Staff What’s a twitter chat? Where can you see an example of a twitter chat? How do twitter chats work? All good questions. In 2017/2018, social media is undergoing changes in trend and usage–more visual and focused on engagement rather than simple funneling […]

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What Your Social Media Habits Say About Your Teaching Style

  You’re a lurker—love social media, but more the media than the social, so you stay in the background—looking, skimming, saving, and skimming and looking some more, but always quietly, and always just out of sight. You spend an hour or two tops online—just the basics—messages, some shopping that saves you time and money, and browsing a select […]

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8 Reflective Questions To Help Any Student Think About Their Learning

8 Reflective Questions To Help Any Student Think About Their Learning by TeachThought Staff For in-person professional development from TeachThought on reflection in learning or any other topic your school or district might need, contact us today. What’s the big deal about thinking about something that already happened? In our ’10 Characteristics Of A Highly-Effective Learning […]

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10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network by TeachThought Staff What’s a professional learning network? According to Marc-André Lalande,  “a Personal Learning Network is a way of describing the group of people that you connect with to learn their ideas, their questions, their reflections, and their references. Your PLN is not limited to […]

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