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21st Century Learning Environments, Classroom Design

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Only one in three people can accurately envision a space in their mind’s eye. This can make planning any large or …

From Guilt to Google: Experimenting with Tech Tools to Improve Writing Feedback


How to Make Micro-Credentials Matter

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Use PBL to Inspire Passion and Teach Lifelong Learning

Melissa SeidemanPBL PlanningAlong with teaching students the required content, PBL teaches them skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, and …


A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

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I'm Dr. Rob Garcia, a former high school dropout turned PhD. As a kid growing up poor in Humboldt County, I had no idea what …

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Are you a pen-clicker? A hair-twirler? A knee-bouncer? Did you ever get in trouble for fidgeting in class? Don’t hang your head in shame. All that …


Four Ways to Motivate Kids to Tackle Complex Text

By Anne Vilen

Picture a class full of eighth graders groaning in protest when you hand out the article you want them to read today. “Yeah, right,” …



By Matthew Farber

Thanks in part to STEM education initiatives and the tech boom, coding in the classroom has become more ubiquitous. Computer …


It started as an effort to shine a spotlight on creative schools and teaching practices all over the country and became the inspiration for a new …


The 32 Most Innovative Online Educational Tools to Use in 2015

Want to be a better student? There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools.

They’re not …


7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

by TeachThought Staff

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Thank-You Letters to Teachers

Sometimes we forget the impact that we have as teachers. Schools are busy places, and teachers are busy people, so it’s not surprising that sometimes


6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

The old adage that “you get what you pay for” seems increasingly outdated in the age of free technologies that provide real value. Like Google’s free …


How Making A Mess Can Silence Your Inner Critic

Your inner critic doesn’t leave you alone. It tells you all kind of things:
You’re not good enough…You’ll never match up…You’re a failure…
And its …



By Matthew Farber

Educators are held responsible for several aspects of English-language arts competency with their students: critical thinking, …

Game Based Learning

Collaborative Learning

What is collaborative learning?

Collaborative learning is based on the view that knowledge is a social construct. Collaborative activities are most …


Strengthening Connections in a Brain-Friendly Classroom

Minds-On Learning
April 23, 2015 | Volume 10 | Issue 16
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Strengthening Connections in a Brain-Friendly Classroom

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Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2: (Un)Mapping the Terrain

Digital pedagogy is not a dancing monkey. It won’t do tricks on command. It won’t come obediently when called. Nobody can show us how to do it or …


It's not about the technology...or is it?

One thing that I believe in deeply in my work is that we should always focus on relationships and learning, before technology, and if technology …


Reflective Teachers Are More Effective

Teachers that are more reflective are more effective in the classroom. The difference between learning a skill and being able to implement it …


The Future of Education: BYOD in the Classroom

As children across the nation return to school, many are going armed with their own computational tools. From laptops to tablets and smartphones, …


Google HR Boss: We Don't Care Where You Went To College

Companies pay too much attention to where job applicants went to college, what their name sounds like and how well they answer brain teasers, Google’s top human resources executive Laszlo Bock told a packed room of business leaders, academics and public servants at the Forbes Reinventing America …

It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's a Teacher!

10 Top Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas (and a Way to Save Money on Them)

I have a thing for office supplies! I think it comes from being a teacher. This week (May 3-9) is Teacher Appreciation Week. Now, I can share my …




This fall the NPR Ed team is celebrating great teachers and examining what makes great teaching.

When Amanda Siepiola steps …

Great Platforms to Find Open Educational Resources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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