Tammy Neil

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Grades Do More Harm Than Good

Before you click onto the next article in disgust or disbelief, please give me a chance to explain. For decades, grades have been the primary form of communicating and reflecting student mastery. A myth that has taken hold, but ironically no one thinks grades are able to communicate learning with …

Associated Press News

Why I Actually Enjoy Studying Math

Right now, I am currently double majoring in communication and math. I never pictured myself as a math major. But back in the beginning of my freshman year of college, I met with an adviser who spent all of 10 minutes convincing me to pick up a math major. (Note: this is exhibit A of how I might …

Teachers: This Is What I Need From You

<b>Teachers: This Is What I Need From You</b><p>As educators, we have a huge responsibility towards each child entrusted to us.<p>It is our duty to try our best …

15 Tools For Better Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning is a 21st century approach to learning that acts both as a curriculum and instruction tool, as well as a new way for students …

Education Technology

The 10 Most Popular TED Ed Lessons for Teachers

On top of that, TED Ed team have just finished compiling a list of the most popular TED Ed lessons. We are sharing them with you below. Check them …

23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow

<b>23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The iPad is not magic, and as many educators have found integrating them …

12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow

<b>15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: this post has been updated and added-to from a 2013 post</i><p>You love teaching, your love …

Math, PBL and 21st Century Learning for All Students

Math teachers and teachers of lower-performing students do have unique challenges for teaching 21st century skills. However, research demonstrates …

50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter

<b>50 Of The Best Education Accounts On Twitter</b><p>By <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Which are the best education accounts on twitter to follow?<p>Well, that depends on how …

The 50 Best Education Twitter Hashtags--With Meeting Times!

<b>50 Important Education Twitter Hashtags–With Meeting Times!</b><p><i>Note: We are updating this list that is now going on two years old. Please suggest any</i> …

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

A good example is a long term research project. There are several common stages in longer projects and researchers have studied how students feel, …

Do Your Students Read Critically?

Questioning Text<p>Critical reading means that not only does the reader read to obtain the content knowledge (what information or message the author is …

Teaching

Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator

1. Embrace Making Mistakes<p>I've been in so many meetings with educators who talk about the power of making mistakes. We all nod our head in agreement …