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9 Rules For Digital Citizenship

9 Rules For Digital Citizenship by TeachThought Staff Are there ‘rules’ for digital citizenship? And how are the unique from non-digital, ‘local’ citizenship? These are the questions the fine folks at ISTE tackled in the follow infographic that seeks to clarify ‘norms’ for citizenship in the digital age. We’ve offered a definition for digital citizenship in the past, […]

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A Teacher Writes A Brutally Honest Letter To Parents & Politicians

A Teacher Writes A Brutally Honest Letter To Parents & Politicians by TeachThought Staff In an Open Letter to Oklahoma Voters and Lawmakers that’s been getting some national press, Oklahoma teacher Steven Wedel made a plea for sanity from parents and politicians to help children. The result was an absolute brutal and shockingly honest assessment of public education–well everywhere, […]

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Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It

Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It by Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman ‘That was homework?’ ‘That’s due today?’ ‘But… it was the weekend.’ We hear a lot of stuff when students don’t do their homework.  Our cup runneth over with FBI-proof, puppy-dog eyes, procrastinated-filled homework excuses.  What we don’t hear, […]

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20 Tips For A More Organized Classroom

20 Tips For A More Organized Classroom by Carrie Wible, opencolleges.edu.au “It’s around here somewhere”, you mumble while desperately rummaging through your desk, the filing cabinet, the book case, the storage compartments, and the twenty other places you stash things in the classroom. The teacher who asked for the papers is waiting, her foot begins […]

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6 Rising Technology Trends In Public School Classrooms

6 Rising Technology Trends In Public School Classrooms by Lynsey Jenkins, VP Marketing of LapCabby The conversation surrounding the ‘digital classroom’ of the future is consistently evolving as technological advances perpetually occur – seemingly at a faster rate than ever before. However, the way in which these technological developments are integrated into learning environments has wide-reaching […]

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The Problem With Evidence-Led Innovation

The Problem With Evidence-Led Innovation by Conrad Wolfram, Computer-Based Math Ed note: TeachThought is ecstatic to announce that Conrad Wolfram (of Wolfram Knowledge Engine and Computer-Based Math acclaim) will be publishing with us. Below, you can find his first post. You can also find his personal site here.) Earlier this week I was part of […]

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How Much Longer Will ‘School’ Be Relevant?

How Much Longer Will ‘School’ Be Relevant? by Terry Heick As millenials transition from reddit to the workforce, there is a growing civic discontent over the economic chemistry of our nation. While America has long a blue-collar nation established through notions of rugged individualism and close-knit communities, issues of industrial gravitas were born during the […]

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Envisioning The Future Of Technology In Education

Envisioning The Future Of Technology In Education by TeachThought Staff Ed note: We recently got in touch with Michell again, and hope to have some updated thinking around this idea in the very near future. With that in mind, we decided to republish this post because its simultaneous deep thinking and easy skimmability. Predicting the […]

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