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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

<b>10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little …

Pedagogy

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

Go Beyond Emoticons and Avatars: comiXchat Messaging App

There’s a new chat app in town that doesn’t feature a new way to shoot selfies or make anything mysteriously disappear — and it’s not dull and boring.<p>comiXchat, a free messaging app by Nubis that displays individual or group chats in an artistically appointed, hand-drawn comic interface, debuts …

Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Still Selling Like Hot Cakes

The UK designed Raspberry Pi microcomputer, which has triggered all sorts of creative single board computing projects — most recently being repurposed as the heart of a DIY computer designed to help kids learn to code — continues to sell in far greater quantities than its creators ever …

Academic Sponge Activities

“Out! Everybody out! Everybody get changed right now! We are not having another swimming lesson until you can all learn how to behave yourselves …

Teaching

Math class needs a makeover

Today's math curriculum is teaching students to expect -- and excel at -- paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than …

Mathematics

The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them

The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them<p>Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century …

Hit the Mark With Digital Media Exit Cards

Rabbit-and-Log Syndrome<p>I went into the class and did as he had explained. The engagement of the students was off the charts. Kids were jumping out of …

Education Technology

7 Reasons Teachers Should Stop Grading Their Students Forever

<b>Grades are always subjective:</b> Since the teacher decides how material is taught and assessed, the grade is subjective. One can argue that many …

You Probably Misunderstand Feedback For Learning

<b>By Grant Wiggins</b><p><i>Editor’s Note: The title was written by me, not Grant. ; ^ )</i><p>Who could argue with the idea that formative assessment is a good thing? …