Jessica Calloway

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A Guide to the Web's Growing Set of Free Image Collections

Put Rembrandt on your report, Twitter profile or toilet paper<p>On Monday, the J. Paul Getty Trust launched their Open Content Program, making more than 4,600 high-quality images of artwork available for free online. The digital images -- of paintings by Van Gogh, drawings by Rembrandt, and …

10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - EdTech, Innovation, Teaching

According to Common Sense Media, 95% of teachers agree that using technology increases student engagement and 92% of teachers want to add more …

Art & Painting

10 Ways to Boost Productivity

Have too many things to do in too little time? Well, this infographic on how you can boost productivity every day will certainly help. It focuses on …

What Happens When Students Are Simply Free To Learn?

If you could learn about anything, what would you choose to learn? If you gave this freedom to your students, what would they choose? Last fall, …

Creating Passion Projects (Genius Hour)

To see all of my Passion Time/Genius Hour resources, click here: http://psolarz.weebly.com/2013-2014-passion-projects.html<p>So excited to write a blog …

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

<b>7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from</i> …

Education Technology

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

A great How-to Tutorial on Creating Student Portfolios on iPad Using Google Drive App

Google Drive app per se can only do so much but when you tie it in to other apps such as iMovie, Explain Everything, Notability and Book Creator, you …

KQED

Progressive educators have long been pushing to develop curriculum and teaching methods that will help students build skills that will be useful …

5 YouTube Tips for Busy Teachers and Students

Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do - Educational Leadership

How can teachers do this? It's helpful to consider this question in three parts: What skilled teachers think, what they say, and what they do.<p>What …

Teachers, Youth, and Social Media: Experiments

While young people are often adept at navigating networked spaces for social purposes in their everyday lives, it is less clear what role schools and …

KQED

Flickr:ShineaLight<p>In her book <i>Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn</i> (Viking), Duke …

KQED

When most of us were deciding what to major in at college, the word Google was not a verb. It wasn’t anywhere close to being conceived at all. …

What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning

If you’re an educator, surely you know that technology has and will continue to have an incredible impact on learning. Whether it’s the Internet, …

Education Technology

What is digital literacy?

Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me… I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students …

Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher

<b>Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Surviving as a teacher isn’t easy.<p>Between the sheer work load, diversity of tasks, brutal pace, and …

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, …

KQED

Getty<p>By Thom Markham<p>One overriding challenge is now coming to the fore in public consciousness: We need to reinvent just about everything. Whether …

Driving Change to Transform Schools

Recently my school was recognized as the "School of the Month" for November/December by eSchool News. The resulting article described New Milford High School's many accomplishments pertaining to the use of educational technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. We are extremely proud …

Education Technology

The 5 Defining Characteristics Of Google+

by <b>Kay Bisaillon</b>, TeachThought Intern<p>A few weeks ago, I joined a Google+ community at the request of a colleague. Honestly, I knew very little about …

KQED

Scientist Profile: Inventor<p>By Almetria Vaba<p>Spark your students’ curiosity in engineering and technology by introducing them to the designers, …

Four Ways Teachers Can Show They Care

If I asked you to tell me what you remembered most about your favorite teacher growing up, I bet you wouldn’t say much about the subject matter. …

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain

The human brain wasn’t designed for industrial education.<p>It was shaped over millions of years of sequential adaptation in response to ever-changing …

Pedagogy

Ballpoint Pen Drawings

The artist imagine James Mylne superbly detailed illustrations using ballpoint pen. Photo-realistic creations which incorporates such legendary …

Now & Then: Paris 1900-2013 in Photos

Sometimes, it's important to look back on what once was and examine the ways things have changed over the years. Today's high-style interior design …

France