TeachThought Podcast Ep. 246 Critical Thinking Through Creating Video

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 246 Critical Thinking Through Creating Video Drew Perkins talks with former broadcaster Clement Townsend about his work to help grow critical thinking by engaging them in the video creation process. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music

25 Social Emotional Learning Resources For Teachers

25 Social Emotional Learning Resources For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Social and emotional learning (SEL) involves creating opportunities within the school day to support students in developing positive behaviors and mindsets such as goal-setting, showing empathy, cultivating relationships, making responsible choices, and managing their nervous systems. While educators typically won’t find these skills prioritized in

7 Ideas For Learning Through Humility

by Terry Heick Humility is an interesting starting point for learning. There is a tempting sense of empowerment in our current ‘age of information’ that can lead to a loss of reverence and even entitlement to ‘know things.’ If nothing else, modern technology access (in much of the world) has replaced subtlety with spectacle, and

Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page? |

Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page? by TeachThought Staff Google Classroom has quickly become the standard for education technology in the mainstream classroom. It’s functional, (mostly) easy to use, and doesn’t get overly ambitious in what it tries to accomplish: helping teachers organize and distribute digital assignments to their classroom. But that doesn’t mean

How IXL Can Help Students Learn More |

Beyond ‘Drill And Kill’: How IXL Can Help Students Learn More contributed by Eric Bates, ixl.com In 1956, a team led by an educational psychologist at the University of Chicago created a framework for categorizing educational goals, called the Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Its premise is that learning objectives are not always equal: memorization of

A Talk With Kentucky’s Commissioner Of Education

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 245 Educational Complexities With Kentucky’s Commissioner Of Ed Drew Perkins talks with Jason Glass, Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education, about the complexities of education in the modern world. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: *Also published at TeachThought.com Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music for subscribers!

The Definition Of Good Work |

The Definition Of Good Work by Terry Heick What’s the definition of ‘good work’? Good work is work that makes the world ‘better’ but, of course, that’s subjective. So let’s keep trying. Good work is the ongoing exertion of cognitive, creative, and physical functions in pursuit of a world that not only makes room for