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13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learningby Terry HeickProject-based learning isn't a 'trend' any more than mobile devices are a trend.Mobile devices--smartphones, for example--simply provide a (physical) framework to host hardware (e.g., iris scanners, cameras,...

50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Child

50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Childby TeachThought StaffThere are many ways to encourage a child, but for students of any age, honest, authentic, and persistent messages from adults that have credibility in their eyes are among the most powerful.The National...

Teachers, It’s Time To Talk About Your Stress

Teachers, It's Time To Talk About Your Stresscontributed by Tara BrownAs a certified massage therapist for over two decades, in addition to my roles as a teacher and coach, I have seen first-hand the impact of stress on the body.Some research has shown that as many as...

Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom?

Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom? by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD At the risk of characterizing teaching and learning in a factory context let's face it, classrooms are a kind of marketplace system with an exchange of ideas and...

14 Things Every Student Needs

What Every Student Needsby Terry HeickThere is no perfect lesson, unit, or school any more than their can be a perfect song, flavor, or shade of blue.Every student is different. Every single intelligent, forgetful, smiling, moody, enthusiastic, apathetic, reflective,...

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