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30 Lessons For Teachers From Dr. Seuss

30 Lessons For Teachers From Dr. Seuss by TeachThought Staff Dr. Seuss is gold–whimsical and visually interesting traipses through surreal worlds, and always full of life advice. And life advice is learning advice, and learning advice–well, that’s why we’re all here, yes? There are themes below that apply directly to the responsibilities of a teacher. …

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5 Tips To Pass The TExES Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities Exam

5 Tips To Pass The TExES Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities Exam contributed by Scott Rozell, 240Tutoring.com The TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities test is made to determine whether the person taking it has the knowledge and skills that an entry-level teacher in Texas public schools must possess. There are 100 selected response questions covering grade …

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American Classical School In Nigeria Seeks ‘Founding Leader’

American Classical School In Nigeria Seeks ‘Founding Leader’ contributed by Flo Falayi AMERICAN CLASSICAL SCHOOL IS LOOKING FOR AN INSTRUCTIONAL-LEADER AND PEOPLE-DEVELOPER TO BECOME THE FOUNDING HEAD OF OUR FLAGSHIP SCHOOL IN NIGERIA. Who do we need? Are you an experienced educator, passionate about developing better ways of teaching and learning, with a track record …

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Cellular Senescence: We Age Because Our Cells Stop Reproducing

Cellular Senescence: We Age Because Our Cells Stop Reproducing by TeachThought Staff We’re all going to get old and die, which is both beautiful in a circle of life kind of way, and a major drag in a every other way kind of way. But we must admit to never fully understanding–on a biological level–why …

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10 Ways Teachers Can Save Money On Printing

How To Save Money With More Efficient Printing by inkcartridges.com This is sponsored content. 10 Ways Teachers Can Save Money On Printing The popularity of tablets and other digital devices for studying hasn’t changed the fact that print still plays a significant role in education. Despite digital technology’s ongoing popularity, print is still the most …

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System Shock Will Be Remastered If It Reaches Its Goal

System Shock Will Be Remastered If It Reaches Its Goal by Terry Heick One of my favorite PC games of all-time is being remastered in a kickstarter project due in 2017. That is, if it reaches its goal. The immersive, haunting, and complex action RPG from the early 1990s was a way-before-its-time effort from Warren Spector–a …

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3 Ways Technology Has Changed The Modern Workplace

3 Ways Technology Has Changed The Modern Workplace Contributed by Nathan Bachman Not too long ago, workplaces were, frankly,  mess. There was lots of paperwork to be dealt with, meetings had to take place in congested rooms with every needed to be physically present there, management had to rely on memos to get something across to …

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Sponsored: He Struggled Reading, So I Bought Him An Audiobook

Sponsored: He Struggled Reading, So I Bought Him An Audiobook by Amanda Casey Reading is a powerful tool. It can take you to new world, expose you to life experiences, and open the doors to unimaginable places. However, students with reading disabilities can be struggle to not just read, but to find any joy or …

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Interested In An Ad-Free TeachThought? Sign Up Here by Terry Heick TeachThought started off as a small teacher blog that I ran to share English-Language Arts teaching resources, and in less than 4 years has grow into something pretty cool. But it takes a lot of work–running TeachThought as an organization is my full-time job. …

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5 Quotes To Help Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking

  5 Quotes To Help Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking Creating an engaging and exciting presentation isn’t something that comes easy to everyone.In fact, according to the Washington Post, the biggest phobia in the entire country is public speaking – with over 25 percent of Americans afraid to speak in front of large groups …

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Download Your Official 2016 NCAA Bracket PDF Here!

Download Your 2016 NCAA Bracket PDF Here! by Terry Heick TeachThought is based in Kentucky, and Kentucky is basketball country. That means in addition to frameworks on inquiry and critical thinking, you can also get your 2016 NCAA Men’s College Basketball Bracket here in PDF form. You can access it here on the NCAA site, or on …

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On Pushback From ‘Pinterest Criticism’

On Pushback From ‘Pinterest Criticism’ UPDATE: After dozens of comments (not all got published) and even half a dozen emails today alone, this post has been pulled. Ultimately the message was not clear and the tone problematic, and I accept full responsibility for that. Thanks as always for your comments, and passionate work. That always comes …

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