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5 Reflections on the Language of Leadership

Ecosystem Explorer - Activities for Learning About Predators and Scavengers

Ecosystem Explorer, produced by PBS Learning Media, is a nice collection videos, images, and games designed to help students learn about the roles of …

What makes a great leader?

Whoever asks the question “Is leadership inherent or acquired?” has already taken his or her first step on the path to leadership. Leadership is a …

A Simplified Bloom's Taxonomy Poster For Students

<b>A Simplified Bloom’s Taxonomy Poster For Students</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s taxonomy–and its cousins like Webb’s Depth of Knowledge content–are …

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free …

Education Technology

DONE! All 28 Annual “Best” Lists For 2014 In One Place

This is it — all of my 28 annual “Best” lists in one place!<p>The only one I wasn’t able to get to was choosing the best infographics. However, I did …

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How To Recover From A Bad First Impression

You blew it the first time around. Here’s how to make it right.<p>In the shower, on your commute, as you drift off to sleep: That botched first impression haunts every spare moment with a gut-punch feeling and a palm to the face.<p>But what if you had a second chance to make it right?<p>Understanding what …

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter

Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe. Whatever skill level you may be, Twitter is downright fun and …

“Parent Communication: Easy and Convenient Tools that Keep Parents Informed”

Parent Communication: Easy and Convenient Tools that Keep Parents Informed is a useful blog post from teacher Rachel Lynette’s blog. She offers …

50+ Best Websites for Teachers

These days there are so many websites and resources available to help teachers, but that doesn’t mean that teachers know what all’s available to them.<p>…

A Guide to Student-Led Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences provide parents with updates on their child’s progress and opportunities to see their student’s work. They also open …

What Students Remember Most About Teachers

You told me how busy you were, how much there was to do. How little time there was to get it all done. I listened. And then I told you this:<p>I told …

How To Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit

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5 Ways To Encourage Kids To Grow Up To Be Innovators

In a world where children are discouraged from being innovative and taking risks, how do we raise the next Steve Jobs?<p>It’s not easy being a kid today. They face shifting curricula requirements, a strong focus on standardized test results, piles of homework, and a seemingly never-ending quest for …

80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom

<b>80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>When you think of innovative, edgy, compelling uses of technology, Google …

Teaching science with bad science: resources for teachers

People often wring their hands over how to make science “relevant” to the public, or to young people. For me, this is an open goal: we are constantly …

Feathered Fossils Give Scaly Dinosaurs a Makeover

Plumage may have adorned even the earliest dinosaurs, long before flight.<p>Which came first, the feathers or the birds? Feathers first, scientists now say definitively. Yet this feathery revelation doesn't arise from discoveries of ancient birds, but of birds' ancestors—dinosaurs.<p>At a recent Berlin …

#tellsomeonetheyrock

Last week I saw a tweet in my timeline from a teacher who was moving schools.Been overwhelmed by many lovely comments and feedback over past cpl of …

Is the Feedback You’re Giving Students Helping or Hindering?

<b>In 38% of well-designed studies, feedback actually made performance worse—one of the most counterintuitive results in all of psychology.</b><p>If there’s a …

The childhood obesity time bomb

<b>Sarah Dingle</b>: It's 8am in Mildura, Victoria, and already it's about 30 degrees. At one primary school, children are setting a cracking pace, walking …

Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately?

<b>Teacher Selfie:</b> <b>Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately?</b><p>Video your teaching, and see what really happens in your classroom.<p>That is my exhortation to you, …

Homework Matters: Great teachers set great homework

As long as I’ve been teaching, I’ve held the view that homework makes a massive difference to the learning process. Without any doubt, students who …

How the Human Heart Works - A Video, an Animation, and an App

Earlier this week I featured a TED-Ed video and a free iPad app about how human lungs work. As a follow-up to that post I have two videos and a free …

Dr. Seuss Quotes on Twitter: "5 lessons in life from Dr. Seuss!! http://t.co/8PZyLDlQjH"

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