How Twitter Can Help Students Write Better Thesis Statements by TeachThought Staff Few concepts bewilder young writers–emerging, hesitant, struggling, and gifted alike–more than the thesis statement. The definition of a thesis statement is (mostly) simple: the writer’s claim or argument
The Teachthought Podcast Ep. 164 Bridging Polarization To Improve Education Policy Drew Perkins talks with Janet Tran, Director of Learning and Leadership at the Reagan Institute about their work to host productive bipartisan conversations about better education policy. Links &
The Teachthought Podcast Ep. 164 Drawing Students To Math With Authentic Purpose Drew Perkins talks with Michelle Montgomery of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and student Eric Chai of High Technology High School from the champion MathWorks Math
How To Use Locked Mode In Google Chromebook by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about ways to use Google Classroom. Today, we’re going to take a look at a simple feature that might come in handy in your classroom while students
12 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints contributed by Justin Boyle If you’ve scratched your head over suggestions to manage your ‘digital footprint,’ you aren’t the only one. A surprisingly large percentage of people have never even heard
contributed by Miriam Clifford The greatest mistake I ever made in my education was failing a physics course at Cornell. I opted to take an auto-tutorial class that did not require calculus because I was afraid to make math errors.
What’s The Best Teaching Advice You’ve Ever Gotten? by TeachThought Staff This week’s topic is simple enough: What’s the best teaching advice you’ve ever gotten? Maybe the advice did not seem profound when you first heard it but over time
Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinking by Terry Heick As a culture, we have a thought crisis–namely, a harmful and enduring refusal and/or inability to think well and think critically. This is just an opinion but I hope not a
Turning Mistakes Into Learning Opportunities by TeachThought Staff Today, if you asked me about my most memorable learning failures, I will tell you I am glad they happened. My errors have made me a better teacher and learner. I can
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 163 Using Purpose And Fiction To Teach History More Effectively Drew Perkins talks with Kevin Vanzant, history instructor at Tennessee State University, about how he’s adjusted his teaching to better engage his introductory history class students.
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