20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking

20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking

20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinkingby TeachThought StaffCan how you set up your classroom impact how students think?If you design learning with physical space and interaction in mind, it absolutely can.Desks are a staple of the ‘modern’ classroom as...
60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves

60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves

60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselvesby Terry HeickMotivating and engaging students is the goal of most teachers–priming them to receive instruction, or otherwise align themselves to a pre-set process you’ve sketched out that you hope will yield a...
What Happens When Teachers Connect

What Happens When Teachers Connect

What Happens When Teachers Connectby Terry HeickDigital and social media have replaced the landscape for education. This isn’t a case of mere impact or transformation–it’s all different now. Everything–the tools, the audiences, the access to...
What Works In Education And How Do We Know?

What Works In Education And How Do We Know?

What Do We Mean When We Say Something Works In Education?by Terry HeickWhen measuring success, effectiveness, and performance in education, what are we measuring exactly?Schools, curriculum, teachers, #edtech–when we say these things work or don’t, what do...
50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Child

50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Child

50 Things You Can Say To Encourage A Child by TeachThought Staff There 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 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...

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