Deana Simonetti

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9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

Kids create stop motion videos in class. (Brad Flickinger/Flickr)“They don’t live in Saskatoon!” a seventh-grade girl says vehemently. She’s working …

How I Use Flipboard as an Educator

When <b>Flipboard</b> invited magazine readers to create their own magazines, I jumped on the bandwagon and immediately began compiling my own. Most of my magazines are targeted for the education field. I believe Flipboard is the perfect tool for educators to create magazines for themselves, their students …

Social Media

iPads in Education- Part 2

Essential Questions for using iPads in Education. What is the difference between transformative use and automated use of iPads in the classroom?<p>Six activities to try out as a teacher. Many apps to get teachers started in creating with their students. QR codes available to link to apps.

Education

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015

While doing research for my upcoming e-book, The Teacher’s Guide to Tech, I have come across dozens of tools with pretty awesome potential for …

10 Dos & Don’ts For Group Work & Student Grouping

<b>10 Dos And Don’ts For Group Work & Student Grouping</b>By <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b>Educators have learned much about the benefits of using projects for …

Pedagogy

5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

<b>1. Set goals and expectations for teaching and learning with mobile devices before worrying about the device itself.</b><p>“If this is a device plan and not …

The when, why and how of PD for iPads

One teacher explains that collaboration is key to finding time, and resources, for teaching with iPads<p>Type “professional development for teachers” …

Education Technology

The First 5s With iPads

The First 5 Hours<p>One of the great benefits of iPads is the immediate access to a camera and microphone. On that first day of school, consider the …

Teaching

Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology

<b>Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology</b><p>Curiosity is the “complex feeling and cognition that accompanies a desire to learn what is …

How To Create A Custom Google Search Engine For Your Students

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Google Search

20 Useful Google Search Tips You Probably Don't Know

Google search tips aren’t uncommon–but useful search tips are another thing entirely.<p>Add in useful tips that you’ve probably never heard of and–well, …

Top 10

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

contributed by <b>Lisa Chesser</b><p>Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked …

Pedagogy

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 …

iPad teaching is NOT about iPads

<b>Priority no.1 ?</b><p>I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a <b>teacher’s first priority when the</b> …

The iPad is stealing my son's childhood

I’ve recently come to a startling realization: <b>The iPad has been stealing my son’s childhood</b>.<p>I know what you are thinking…either something truly …

Parenting

23 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able To Do With An iPad

Using an iPad is simple due to its intuitive interface, elegant touch interface, and user-friendly operating system.<p>Below we’ve listed 23 different …