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Elementary students learn keyboard typing ahead of new Common Core tests

By Lyndsey Layton<p>Lyndsey Layton<p>Politics in the District of Columbia and the state of Virginia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The 7-year-olds in Natalie May’s class have to stretch their fingers across the keyboards to reach “ASDF” and “JKL;” as they listen to the animated characters on their computer screens talk …

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50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

<b>10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom</b><p>By <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>Teachers are incorporating more and more projects into …

The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning

<b>The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Projects in the classroom are as old as the classroom itself.<p>“Projects” …

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

<b>How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the</b> …

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

Rethinking Grading In A 21st Century Project-Based Learning Environment

<b>Rethinking Grading In A 21st Century Project-Based Learning Environment</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Summary: In Project-Based Learning, achievements can encourage</i> …

3 big shifts

Trying to keep things conceptually simple, I see schools needing to make 3 big shifts:<p><b>From Low-Level Thinking to High-Level Thinking.</b> From an …

Lessons From Finland: What Educators Can Learn About Leadership

Similarly, principals are expected to care about all children in their municipality. What is more, principals and teachers are expected to work …

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

“A key leadership role is to try to build a shared vision for blended learning,” said Eric Williams, Superintendent York County School Division in …

Surveys Synthesized: What Are Teachers' Attitudes About Classroom Technology?

However, across the five surveys, when asked how technology is beneficial to the students’ learning, there was an emphasis on learning processes and …

Play

“It has to be about a shared interest and it has to be about making, producing and creating,” she said. “The places that we’ve seen it happen most …

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

• Twitter retains its no 1 position for the 5th year running<br>• Google Drive/Docs moves up to #2.<br>• PowerPoint moves up to #5.<br>• Evernote moves into the top 10 …