Middle & High School

10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds

10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds by TeachThought Staff Good assessment is frequent assessment. Any assessment is designed to provide a snapshot of student understand—the more snapshots, the more complete the full picture of knowledge. On its best day, an assessment will be 100% effective, telling you exactly what a student understands. More …

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9 Writing Prompts You Can Use In Class Tomorrow

Math Defend or critique: Statistics lie. Answer: How does math support critical thinking? Respond: “The essence of mathematics is its freedom.” (G. Cantor) Science Defend or critique: Science has limits. Answer: What is most important about a scientific model? Respond: “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is …

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3 Types Of Project-Based Learning Symbolize Its Evolution

Project-Based Learning is an increasingly popular trend in the 21st century. The best evidence for this popularity might be the nuance it’s taken on. Project-Based Learning has gone from academic study that yields end-of-unit projects, to highly complex methods of creating and publishing student thinking. It is more closely associated with 21st century learning skills …

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20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom

20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff Plenty of colleges are getting tuned in to all of the great things you can do with Twitter, but unfortunately, many high schools are still held back by restrictive social media policies. However, the lucky few who are able to take advantage of Twitter …

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

23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom by TeachThought Staff The iPad is not magic, and as many educators have found integrating them meaningfully is by no means a just-add-water proposition. The same applies to Project-Based Learning. Project-Based Learning is a method of giving learners access to curriculum in authentic …

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A Simple Way To Demystify The Writing Process With Simple Technology

Writing as a Process by Terry Heick Writing is arduous, difficult work. Even for those who have chosen writing as a profession, the muse often fails to show and the writer is left with only the process to get them by. Planning, writing, rethinking, revising, sharing, rewriting, editing, sharing, and reviewing–and perhaps revising some more …

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