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Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

Thinking About Learning<p>In 2005, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed everything we know about learning in a paper called <i>How Students Learn</i>. In …

Pedagogy

Physicist David Bohm on Creativity

“No really creative transformation can possibly be effected by human beings … unless they are in the creative state of mind that is generally sensitive to the differences that always exist between the observed fact and any preconceived ideas, however noble, beautiful, and magnificent they may seem …

School tests 'kill joy of reading', says War Horse author

<b>Too much testing in schools risks killing the joy of reading for children, War Horse author Michael Morpurgo will say in a lecture later.</b><p>Schools are being pressured into "teaching literacy fearfully", Mr Morpurgo will tell an audience of publishers and educationalists.<p>More rigorous primary tests …

Education

The secret to successful use of technology in the classroom

There’s so much talk of how to make successful use of technology in the classroom. Even just yesterday afternoon, friend and Assistant Principal of …

Education Technology

Idea to retire: Technology alone can improve student learning

<i>Editor’s Note: This article was first published on TechTank as part of the Ideas to Retire series. Read more essays in the series here.</i><p>Nearly every …

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 8: Keeping In Touch with Your Inner Teenager

<b>Seeing Your Course through Students' Eyes</b><p>Remember when you were young with your whole life before you; when everything was possible and nothing was certain; when you had no idea of where you were heading, but savored the bliss of getting there while a glorious enchantment sang through your soul? …

Critical Thinking

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

<b>The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Using technology for learning makes sense. Technology creates …

Education Technology

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

In a modern school the role of a teacher is not only to educate their pupils in the the content of the curriculum but to actively involve students in …

Pedagogy

19 Apps to Bring App Smashing to Your Classroom

19 Apps to Bring App Smashing to Your Classroom<p>By Katie Chirhart<p>Beginning my adventure as an iPad Lab teacher two years ago was easy. I knew …

Apps

Tech EDGE, Mobile Learning In The Classroom - Episode 21, Chromebook vs. iPads

There's Now a Body of Research on What It Means to Be a Teacher Leader

All teachers have the capacity to be leaders, researchers wrote in a recent comprehensive review of literature on teacher leadership—but not all …

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom

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The Post

Amazon Inspires Teacher Collaboration With Free Lesson Plan Bank

The education market has long been focused on learning resources for students — and rightfully so. The goal of education is to provide students with …

3 Questions That Will Inspire Innovation

Asking these questions just may spark your next big idea.<p><i>Andy Bailey is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Nashville and lead entrepreneur coach with Petra, a business-coaching firm. Andy also serves in an advisory role on the Gazelles Council, the leaders of the scale-up movement. We</i> …

Innovation

21 Ways to Construct Knowledge

A key function of teaching is to help the learner construct new knowledge.<p>We work in a schooling system that was designed a century ago, at the …

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Teaching

Five Ways to Help Students Succeed in the Online Classroom

More and more students are flocking to the online classroom for the convenience of earning college credits from the comfort of their home. However, …

Teaching

Use Graphic Organizers for Effective Learning

My 10-year-old has several learning and processing disabilities but his greatest learning strength is that he is an incredible visual learner. When …

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Organize Your Projects with Evernote

<b>A few weeks ago, I showed you how to manage your schedule with Google Calendar.</b> Now that we have your calendar sorted out, let’s talk about those …

Education Technology

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016

<b>Listen to the podcast:</b><p><b>About a year ago, I published an e-book called the Teacher’s Guide to Tech.</b> Over the last month, I have been updating it for …

To Boost Reading, Stop Blaming Teachers and Start Building Knowledge

For more than a decade, teachers across the United States have been unfairly blamed for our nation’s literacy problems. Test after test shows …

When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges

Amidst the discussions about content standards, curriculum and teaching strategies, it’s easy to lose sight of the big goals behind education, like …

Pedagogy
Education Technology