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29 Apps For Teachers: The Educator’s Essential iPad Toolkit

At TeachThought, we often provide lists of digital resources, and many of them are apps. Apps for struggling readers. Apps for struggling writers. Apps for project-based learning. Any while many of these apps are for students, the following list of apps from Sam Gliksman can be considered for both teachers and students, and an excellent …

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10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning, by definition, is flexible. It encourages learner-centeredness, provides the possibility of more authentic work, and allows learners to self-manage and self-direct in places they used to have their hands held. But this has its drawbacks. Learning is a capacity-building endeavor that seeks to, well, build capacity will ironically depending on that same capacity to progress, There …

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A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math

The best resource for a student that thinks they hate math is a great teacher. But what about the best resource for that teacher? Beyond an active imagination, ability to relate to students, and an incredibly strong content knowledge themselves, it may not get much better than Numberphile . While the site is simple a crudely …

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5 Digital Tools For The Flipped Classroom

Hafsa Wajeeh, dtopgadgets Have you “Flipped your classroom” yet? The flipped classroom is a useful technique that has moved lectures out of the class, and onto digital media. In doing so, teachers can drastically increase interaction time with their students. It also creates two unique learning environments instead of just one, and opens up the opportunity …

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How QR Codes In The Classroom Can Empower Student Voices

What QR Codes Can Look Like In Your Classroom by John Hardison first appeared on gettingsmart.com  For a multitude of reasons, teaching in today’s time is nothing short of exciting. One such reason for so much enthusiasm is the availability of educational technology. It seems every day I discover a new technology tool that offers to …

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5 Apps To Promote Student-Centered Learning

5 Apps To Promote Student-Centered Learning by TeachThought Staff The art of teaching sure has changed since I nervously stepped into my first class of thirty-two, energetic students fourteen years ago. I remember feeling pressure from the prescribed sage-on-the-stage pedagogy. Fortunately, I soon discovered that not only was I far from an academic scholar, but I also wasn’t the …

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21 Google Chrome Extensions For Increased Productivity

21 Google Chrome Extensions For Increased Productivity by TeachThought Staff Google Chrome is such a great resource for students. First things first, the browser allows users to sign in to Chrome anywhere and bring up bookmarks, history, and settings, an incredible feature for students on-the-go who are using multiple computers. In addition to this useful feature …

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