Matt Berkemeier

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How Do Tech Tools Affect the Way Students Write?

“The results definitely indicate mixed impacts on students writing, many positives and many negatives,” said Kristen Purcell, lead author of the Pew …

50 Ways To Empower Students In A Connected World

<b>50 Ways To Empower Students In A Connected World</b><p>by <b>Saga Briggs</b>, opencolleges.edu.au<p>What does it mean to find your voice? Having the courage to speak …

How To Create A Custom Google Search Engine For Your Students

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Google Search

10 Things to Think About Before You Post

Over the last six years we've made some great friends with the cool people at the website Flocabulary and we love what they've been creating lately …

9 Digital Learning Tools Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Use

<b>9 Learning Tools Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Use</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The 21st century is a time of rapid change, and while the brain …

7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education

<b>7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education</b><p>by <b>Eric Sheninger</b>, Principal at New Milford High School in New Jersey<p>As schools change leadership must as …

Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology

<b>Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The Common Core Standards, the national academic standards that states …

Should we tailor difficulty of a school text to child’s comfort level or make them sweat?

“A man who traveled from Liberia to visit family members in Texas tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday, marking the outbreak’s first diagnosis …

Teaching

4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice in Your Classroom

This (correctly) implies that there is no one-size-fits-all solution for students to express themselves and interact with the world. You can indeed …

Best Apps and Websites for Learning Programming and Coding

Block-Based Code<p>Drag-and-drop programming is an effective intro for budding coders<p><b>Bottom line</b>: With a little adult help, this is a great platform for …

Apps

5 Resolutions To Modernize Your Teaching For 2014

<b>5 Resolutions To Modernize Your Teaching In 2014</b><p>by <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b>, Teacher<p>When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we all hear about the …

What the World Eats

The chart represents the caloric breakdown of the average person’s daily consumption. Swipe through the timeline to see how the source and distribution of calories has changed over the last fifty years.<p>About<p><b>What the World Eats</b><p>This interactive was built in conjunction with National Geographic’s …

Diets

Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment

So how can we provide this kind of feedback -- the kind that students actually listen to, understand, and use -- in a timely manner? Before looking …

Wasting opportunities at ed tech conferences

It’s super fun to meet new people and see our friends at ed tech conferences. Sometimes they have photo booths and we can wear funny mustaches, …

Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

Even though the books are classics, they are very uninteresting. Almost every one of my classmates admits to never reading the books because they are …

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

The Importance of Low-Stakes Student Feedback

<b>VALUE OF FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS</b><p>The presence or absence of formative assessment also has a big influence on grades. “By formative feedback, I’m …

Introducing Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

<b>Introducing MeLearning: A Student-Centered Learning Model</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous post</i><p>A …

Play

Using tools like Google Drive, students can more easily collaborate across distances and with conflicting schedules. Better yet, teacher can see …

Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators | Teaching With Soul

<i>(Originally posted in August 2012, updated for October 2014.)</i><p>This month, the U.S. Department of Education kicked off Connected Educator Month, with …

Things 3: Flipboard

I loved using the Flipboard! What a great resource to have. I enjoyed reading the articles and found the information very helpful. I was able to read …