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7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

<b>Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.</b> …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

Mindfulness improves reading ability, working memory, and task-focus

If you think your inability to concentrate is a hopeless condition, think again -- and breathe, and focus. According to a new study, as little as two …

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 …

25 Tricks To Improve A Boring Lesson For Improved Student Engagement

<b>25 Tricks To Improve A Boring Lesson</b><p>contributed by <b>Lisa Chesser</b><p>Over the years, I’ve noticed how one question can change the dynamics of any …

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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, …

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

<b>2. FOSTER INQUIRY BY SCAFFOLDING CURIOSITY.</b><br>Teachers always come up to Laufenberg wanting to learn more about her progressive pedagogy -- and they …

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 …

Teaching