4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common
Education

4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common

4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education A recent list of 13 innovative schools is interesting because it is so diverse. Clearly innovation and creativity is not one dimensional. Some of the schools on the list are considered innovative because of the way they use their learning…

What To Do On Twitter: 50 Ideas For Teachers
Technology

What To Do On Twitter: 50 Ideas For Teachers

What To Do On Twitter: 50 Ideas For Teachers by TeachThought Staff This post has been updated and republished from a 2013 post. Send a link. Express an opinion. Follow innovative thought leaders. Stalk conversations between people you respect. Retweet a helpful link. Respond to someone else’s tweet. Have students use a tweet in a…

A Teacher Writes A Brutally Honest Letter To Parents & Politicians
Education

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,…

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…

9 Rules For Digital Citizenship
The Future Of Learning

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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The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom

The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom

TeachThought StaffApril 1, 20218 min read

This post is sponsored by XP-Pen, manufacturers of a range of drawing tablets for artists, students, and other creative professionals.…

20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking

20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking

Terry HeickMarch 31, 2021

20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking by Terry Heick This post has been updated and republished What are…

5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching

5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching

TeachThought StaffMarch 30, 2021

5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching by Terry Heick Teaching is impossibly complex. Unless you were incredibly wise…

My Pedagogic Creed By John Dewey

My Pedagogic Creed By John Dewey

TeachThought StaffMarch 30, 2021

The Full Text Of ‘My Pedagogic Creed’ By John Dewey by Terry Heick What did John Dewey believe? While known…

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

Terry HeickMarch 30, 2021

What Is Me Learning? A Student-Centered Learning Model by Terry Heick Years ago, I developed a kind of self-directed learning model.…