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Tuesday Only: Amazon Sale On Kindle Books For Students & Lifelong Learning

Tuesday Only: Amazon Sale On Kindle Books For Students And Lifelong Learning by TeachThought Staff We’re late in getting this out to you (the promotion ends in about 7 hours), but today Amazon is having a sale on books for students. While most are very technical and focused on college students and lifelong learning, if you …

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Thank You For Making The TeachThought Podcast #1 In New & Noteworthy!

Thank You For Making The TeachThought Podcast #1 In New & Noteworthy! by Terry Heick Not much to say here but thanks for helping to make the TeachThought Podcast relatively successful so far. From the looks of things, we’re #1 in New & Noteworthy. Not sure if our place “first” is simply random and we’re …

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Ken Robinson: How To Escape Education’s Death Valley

Fine-Tuning Education Won’t Work: How To Escape Education’s Death Valley by TeachThought Staff Ed reform, as it is, depends on iteration. Minor adjustments. Step-by-step. A linear process. In general, we create initiatives that we hope will yield desired results, and measure their effectiveness with tests. This, at best, gives us program-based, test-measured improvement. But improvement of …

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Teacher Wish Lists: Because School Supply Shopping Goes Year-Round

Teacher Wish Lists: Because School Supply Shopping Goes Year-Round by Tim Sullivan, TeacherLists.com The New York Times recently published a story about back-to-school spending in 2015 with a simple irony at its core: While parents are spending less overall on the necessary supplies, back-to-school lists sent home every year keep getting longer. Items on a basic …

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Program Invites High School Students To France For 10 Day WWII Immersion

Program Invites High School Students To France For 10 Day WWII Immersion  From a press release WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Albert H. Small Student Teacher Institute is providing a fully funded learning experience taking fifteen student-teacher pairs to Normandy, France to tell the story of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. National History Day is …

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Free K-2 Earth Environmental Education Curriculum Now Available

Free K-2 Earth Environmental Education Curriculum Now Available by TeachThought Staff From a Press Release The Think Earth Environmental Education Foundation, a leading non-profit provider of environmental education for primary and secondary schools, is making its award-winning curriculum available free online. Kindergarten through second grade teachers can now access free Think Earth materials at www.thinkearth.org …

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30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts [Updated For 2020]

30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts [Updated For 2020] contributed by RetailMeNot.com It’s no secret that back-to-school shopping gets crazy expensive for teachers. If they’re not shelling out money for art supplies and paper, they’re off buying fresh clothes and shoes. Luckily, the 30 retailers below want to help. From Apple to J.Crew, these companies …

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Graphic: A History Of Ancient Philosophy

Graphic: A History Of Ancient Philosophy by Noet Scholarly Tools This post is offered by Noet Scholarly Tools who are offering TeachThought readers 20% off their entire order at Noet.com with coupon code TEACHTHOUGHT (enter the coupon code after you’ve signed in). They asked us to share their latest teaching resource on ancient philosophy to help inspire students to explore classic …

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Grant Wiggins, Champion Of Understanding

Grant Wiggins, Champion Of Understanding by Terry Heick Modern education icon Grant Wiggins, co-creator of Understanding by Design, has died, as announced on his twitter account by Grant’s wife, Denise. Our colleagues at ASCD have also verified Grant’s death, as has Grant’s professional development company, Authentic Education. His daughter Alexis has also confirmed the news on her …

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A Sign Of The Times: Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

A Sign Of The Times: Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields 2010-2013 From a press release ALEXANDRIA, VA Statistics—the practice of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the American Statistical Association …

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90 Retailers That Offer Teacher Discounts

90 Retailers That Offer Teacher Discounts Contributed by bradsdeals.com Ed Note: This post was compiled by bradsdeals.com. Please leave any feedback in the comments, or send them directly to us by email. Bookstore Discounts Barnes & Noble: B&N Educator Program: 20% off list price & up to 25% off during Educator Appreciation Days. See our Barnes & Noble Coupons page …

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