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7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know

7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know by Tony Vincent, learninginhand.com While there are so many iPad apps that deliver content, one of the best uses for technology in education is to make something with what you’re learning. This might include producing a video, authoring a digital book, recording a puppet show, […]

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3 Simple Ways Teachers Can Work With PDF Files

3 Simple Ways Teachers Can Work With PDF Files Ed Note: This post was created and sponsored by Wondershare PDFelement Teaching is a noble profession and can utilize the benefits of technology to improve teaching and learning. To improve teachers’ work, effort must be made to improve information sharing between teachers and students. One great tool for […]

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The Padagogy Wheel – It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy

The Padagogy Wheel – It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy by Allan Carrington, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator *Visit TeachThought Professional Development if you’re interested in our workshop options on the Padagogy Wheel. The Padagogy Wheel is designed to help educators think – systematically, coherently, and with a view to long term, big-picture outcomes – about […]

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Two Collaborative Learning Tools I Use To Motivate Students

Two Collaborative Learning Tools I Use To Motivate Students  by Derek von Waldner As many educators know, students often come into a classroom ranging below or above a certain grade level. Even the most experienced of teachers find this disparity challenging. Self-paced and differentiated learning can help strike a balance among student grade levels, but […]

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Free Explain Everything Lesson Ideas For Your Classroom

Free Explain Everything Lesson Ideas For Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff If you use Explain Everything–or you don’t but perhaps should give it a look–there’s a free iBook of lesson ideas that you might appreciate. First things first: Explain Everything is a whiteboard and screencasting app that is a wonderful flipped classroom companion, allowing teachers and […]

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4 Coding Resources From The Khan Academy

4 Coding Resources From The Khan Academy by TeachThought Staff The Hour of Code–or rather, week of code that is itself composed of hours–began yesterday. There are, according to the HoC website, 75004 individual events happening worldwide, which is stunning, and good news if you believe in digital literacy. With that in mind, below is information […]

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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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An Alternative To Google Search That Focuses On Privacy

An Alternative To Google Search That Focuses On Privacy by TeachThought Staff DuckDuckGo isn’t new–for your web browser or iOS, but recent developments in the digital world are making it increasingly relevant. DuckDuckGo is a search engine built around the idea of search and browsing privacy–no tracking of your searches, no selling data. You can […]

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