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5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

To change that is easier said than done. Working within an answers-based education system, and in a culture where questioning may be seen as a sign …

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Technology Tools for Teachers

Are you looking for some new tools for your classroom? We have accumulated a list of great ones that you can use wi… https://t.co/ut9RCFi6oG<p>Don't …

10 Quick Ways to Give Students A Voice

My students continue to astound me. Not just because they are opening up more and more. Not just because they are working so hard. Not just because …

50 resources for using tech in the modern classroom

A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate technology into the classroom, updated for 2014.<p>The aim of …

20 STEM Activities Every Child Must Try

Today we share 20 STEM activities every child should try. Some are classic, some are creative, all are fun and definitely must do activities. Many …

20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers

<b>20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers</b><p>by <b>Miriam Clifford</b><p><i>This post has been updated from a previous post.</i><p>There is an age old adage …

The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips

Classroom management is a delicate balancing act often learned through experience and trial-and-error experimentation. Whether you're a new or …

The Shift of the Role of the Teacher

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” By Anthony Robbins<p>The last 100 years in the workforce we needed farmers …

21 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Do This Year

The Past mixing with the Future #selfie<p>A new school year always brings about new ideas and hopeful ambition for teachers. However, it’s almost 2015. …

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Teacher stress, well-being and stress management - Taking care of yourself so that you can take care of your students

Schools and teachers are usually very good at thinking about the well-being of their pupils. We consider ourselves to have a duty of care to our …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

Three New Bloom’s Taxonomy Resources

Here are three new additions to what continues to be my all-time most popular post, The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In …

25 Ways to Save Time & Take Less Work Home

Do you find yourself taking home hours of work each night? Is your family time being eaten up by grading and lesson prep? If so, you’re not alone.<p>So …

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, …

Education Technology

A Visual Primer On Learning Theory

Theories on how people learn are not new. Piaget, Bruner, Vygotsky, Skinner and others have theorized for years how it is we come to “know” …

The Curriculum Map: Finding Your Way Through Lesson Planning

One of the greatest challenges for new teachers and veterans alike can be lesson planning. For new teachers, getting to know the curriculum and …

How to Identify And Manage Stress

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

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The Open Education movement has been a powerful way for teachers to take content into their own hands, compiling and repackaging lessons that suit …

Momentum Adds Inspirational Quotes and To-Dos to Chrome’s New Tab Page

Chrome: It's easy to get distracted when you are in your browser. Momentum is a new extension that makes the New Tab of Chrome into a place to …

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

In fact, the business world has a lot to learn from educators: what motivates people, how to inspire people to perform well. But educators can also …

10 Things You Probably Do That Block Your Creativity

You know what makes highly successful people less stressed, happier and more productive? They know that their personal priorities are worth more than …

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate

Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them. It's a helpful …