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Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?

<b>Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Be creative. Curious. Seek questions. Develop ideas. <i>Play.</i><p>These ideas are …

Pedagogy

10 Factors That Affect 21st Century Education’s Longevity

Today, technology is having a great impact in every domain of education. Read more...

Learning

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers.<p>That’s why digital …

How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning

Pinterest<p>Dynamic Learning<p>Does your classroom offer one-and-done types of learning activities, or does the learning grow, inspire, and evolve …

For Ed Tech to Be Successful, 'It Has to Come From Teachers'

« Teachers Share Resources for Addressing Charlottesville Hate Rally in the Classroom | Main<p>In a recent article, an Economist reporter wrote that "to …

Top Apps that Promote Higher Order Thinking

The concept Higher Order Thinking (HOT) is fast gaining importance in modern education as it can bring in a reform in education based on learning …

A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry

Few middle schoolers are as clued in to their mathematical strengths and weakness as Moheeb Kaied. Now a seventh grader at Brooklyn’s Middle School 442, he can easily rattle off his computational profile.<p>“Let’s see,” he said one morning this spring. “I can find the area and perimeter of a polygon. …

Education

There's a teaching method tech billionaires love — here's how teachers are learning it

Over the past few years, Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings have all endorsed a teaching method known as "personalized learning."<p>It involves students guiding their own lessons with the help of technology, while teachers take on more of a coaching role if …

Learning

Make Formative Assessment More Student-Centered

Formative Assessment Teaching Strategies<p>Try these strategies & tips to evaluate student comprehension<p>Looking for more resources for formative …

The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

Every year for the past 15 years the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have been taking the pulse of where …

Learning

To Develop Future-Ready Students, Project-Based Lessons Teach Real World Skills

Higher test scores. Better graduation rates. Increased lifetime earning potential. Incorporating social-emotional learning and character education …

Teaching

Design thinking has to keep up with the future of human-machine interactions

As devices, technologies and new UI paradigms emerge and converge, consumers’ reliance on screens as the primary interface will shift, and websites and screen-based interactions will move to a more peripheral function. This will be a challenge to digital-experience providers, who for the past 20 …

Design Thinking

A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, along with other education researchers interested in growth mindset, have done numerous studies showing that when …

Education

Is Design Thinking Missing From ADDIE?

261 Shares<p>Even though a crucial part of our jobs involve design, the prevailing instructional design models are based on systems thinking. Systems …

11 Books To Further an #InnovatorsMindset

<i>Innovation is more about mindset, than skill set. This is something that I truly believe and focus on in my book, “The Innovator’s Mindset” (Which I</i> …

Innovation

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Design Thinking

Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset

Understanding Growth Mindset<p>Developing a Growth Mindset: Watch Carol Dweck speak about the power of yet versus the tyranny of now and her research on …

Developing students' digital literacy

The issue<p>Even today’s students need support with some areas of digital practice, particularly in an academic context, so it’s important to make sure …

The Principal’s Pet: A Cautionary Tale

No one likes it when an administrator plays favorites. But what if the favorite is you?<p><b>One of the most painful experiences of my teaching career had</b> …

Station Rotation Model: Student Designed & Led Stations

One of the benefits of the Station Rotation Model is how easy it is to design activities at different levels to meet the diverse needs of a group of …

Teaching

The Beginner’s Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom

In the first post of this series, I shared my biggest fear as an educator (being ineffective and my students not caring about learning). We looked at …

Design Thinking

Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation - TeachThought PD

<b>Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation</b><p><i>*this blog was originally published at TeachThought.com</i><p>The ability to change …

HyperDocs - Add the 4 C's - Teacher Tech

HyperDocs Are More Than A Digital Worksheet<p>Guest blog post by Lisa Highfill<p>HyperDocs are digital lessons that you give to students for engaging, …

5 Radically Different Approaches to Technology in Schools

Not long ago, I was checking email when a Google doc notification popped up. It was from my son Will, who was then in second grade. The document he was sharing was a school project about the ancient Romans. I had no idea my 7-year-old knew how to research bygone civilizations, let alone use and …

Education

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

Design Thinking

How To Cultivate A Growth Mindset In Your Classroom

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Tech Coaching is about Relationships not Tech

Most tech coaches end up in the role of tech coach or Tech TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) because they are good at using tech and integrating …

Professional Development