The Role Of The Teacher In The Near-Future Classroom
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The Role Of The Teacher In The Near-Future Classroom

The Role Of The Teacher In The Classroom Of The Near Future by Terry Heick Schools, along with libraries and museums, are curators of culture. That is, they survey various (metaphorical) landscapes and separate the stuff the stuff worth saving from the rest. This means that teachers are among the earliest curators of knowledge, taking…

What Minecraft Can Teach You About Pedagogy
Teaching

What Minecraft Can Teach You About Pedagogy

What Minecraft Can Teach You About Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff Minecraft is a simple, clumsy-looking little game full of blocky graphics and unclear terms of play. It is essentially a giant sandbox of digital legos that players can do with what they wish–tear stuff down, dig holes, or build dizzying towers of complex design and…

25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning
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25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning

25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning by TeachThought Staff Critical thinking apps aren’t the sweet spot of mobile app design. Most of the more popular apps are focused on social media, productivity, or what always seem to be mindless games (we’re looking at you Kim Kardashian and Candy Crush). The fact that most…

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Webinar Replay: Teacher Mental Health In The Elementary Classroom

Webinar Replay: Teacher Mental Health In The Elementary Classroom

TeachThought StaffApril 7, 20211 min read

You can find the webinar replay here. : )All registered participants will be able to view a recording of the…

8 Project-Based Learning Tips For Teachers

8 Project-Based Learning Tips For Teachers

TeachThought StaffOctober 25, 2020

8 Project-Based Learning Tips For Teachers contributed by Rachelle Dene Poth My first year of teaching with project-based learning provided…

Is Your PD For Teachers Working–Or Just Work?

Is Your PD For Teachers Working–Or Just Work?

Drew PerkinsFebruary 2, 2020

Is Your PD For Teachers Working–Or Just Work? by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD Ideally, as instructional leaders, those in…

How The Lesson Study Approach Can Improve Your Teaching

How The Lesson Study Approach Can Improve Your Teaching

TeachThought StaffJanuary 7, 2020

How The Lesson Study Approach Can Improve Your Teaching contributed by Vicki Collet Making teaching a shared and public practice…

Webinar: 4 Easy Ways To Promote Critical Thinking In Your Classroom

Webinar: 4 Easy Ways To Promote Critical Thinking In Your Classroom

Terry HeickApril 19, 2021

4 Easy Ways To Promote Critical Thinking In Your ClassroomJoin us for a quick 30 minute webinar on easy ways…

Maximizing Student Engagement With The XP-PEN And Microsoft Education Apps

Maximizing Student Engagement With The XP-PEN And Microsoft Education Apps

TeachThought StaffApril 19, 2021

Maximizing Student Engagement With The XP-PEN And Microsoft Education Apps contributed by XP-PEN Graphics Tablets This post is sponsored by…

12 Smart Apps For Collaborative Learning In The Classroom

12 Smart Apps For Collaborative Learning In The Classroom

TeachThought StaffApril 16, 2021

12 Smart iPad Apps For Collaborative Learning by TeachThought Staff Using the iPad for collaborative learning isn’t the most seamless…

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 243 Democratizing Access To Academic Support

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 243 Democratizing Access To Academic Support

Drew PerkinsApril 16, 2021

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 243 Democratizing Access To Academic Support Drew Perkins talks with Aly Murray, Co-Founder and Executive Director…

12 Ways For Teachers To Save Time In The Classroom

12 Ways For Teachers To Save Time In The Classroom

TeachThought StaffApril 15, 2021

12 Simple Ways To Save Time As A Teacher contributed by Dr. Stuart Kahl and updated by TeachThought Staff It…