Using The SAMR Model To Frame How To Teach With Apps by TeachThought Staff Not all apps are created equal. Not all teacher planning and instructional design are created equal. Mash the two, and we’re beginning to see the opportunity
In the summer of 2017, Charleena Lyles, a pregnant 30-year-old black woman was fatally shot by two white Seattle police officers in her home as her three young children looked on. Lyles, who had called the police to report a
Many people have experienced some kind of trauma in their childhood, such as loss of a caregiver, substance abuse in the home, homelessness or abuse. There are ten types of “Adverse Childhood Experiences” that were identified in a study conducted
Steadfast public opposition, educator advocacy, and a meager (at best) track record has slowed down the push to expand school vouchers nationwide. Still, voucher advocates soldier on, buoyed by Betsy DeVos’ determination and a rebranding effort (“education savings accounts,” “tuition
8 Types Of Imagination by TeachThought Staff Imagination is critical to innovation and learning–but what exactly is it? Dr. Murray Hunter of the University of Malaysia Perlis explains that imagination is, in part, about filling in gaps in our knowledge.
Within three days of starting high school this year, my ninth-grader could not get into bed before 11 p.m. or wake up by 6 a.m. He complained he couldn’t fall asleep but felt foggy during the school day and had
Professors tend to cover a lot of content over the course of one class session. Yet students will probably forget most of it by the end of the semester. Why? One reason is that we focus too much on teaching,
27 Ways To Engage Teachers At Your Next Faculty Meeting by TeachThought Staff Engaging teachers at staff meetings matters. The explanation goes something like this: Teachers work hard. While teachers are professionals and professionals often have to perform under less-than-ideal
30 Storytelling Tips For Teachers: How To Capture Your Students’ Attention by TeachThought Staff Storytelling has been around as long as humankind. It is one of the most effective ways to communicate an important truth to another person. It is
8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff & Jackie Gerstein, TeachThought PD Facilitator How about some strategies for visual learning? Though the idea of ‘learning styles’ has fallen out of favor in education, the idea that
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