9 Ways To Help Students Learn Through Their Mistakes

contributed by bettermarks.com Most people have heard the sayings “You learn from your mistakes,” “Adversity is the school of wisdom,” or are admonished to ‘fail forward.’ Meanwhile, it is a general consensus that making mistakes is an important part of the learning process. This is because if instead of giving up in frustration after making

What Is Reader’s Theater? Using Literacy For Online Student Engagement

Image attribution flickeringbrad contributed by Kathrina O’Connell, Assistant Professor of Professional Education, Bemidji State University Last summer my school’s middle-school literacy academy abruptly shifted to distance learning due to COVID-19. With smiles on our faces, we told our students how excited we were to see them online the next day. With fear in our hearts,

30 Of The Best Tools For Remote Teaching And Learning |

contributed by HCOS Learning Commons and updated by TeachThought Staff This resource collection is self-explanatory and needs very little contextualizing: remote teaching tools are always useful but recently, they’ve become emphasized more than ever–and also have become better than ever themselves, too. It’s easy to take for granted the sheer volume of quality learning resources

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 229 Growing Viewpoint Diversity –

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 229 Growing Viewpoint Diversity Drew Perkins talks with sociology professor, author, and consultant, Ilana Redstone about the importance of and how to develop viewpoint diversity. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music for subscribers! Thank You For

A Model For Teaching And Learning With iPads –

by TeachThought Staff This has been updated from a 2014 post. At TeachThought, we love models and frameworks. In a single visual, they describe how things work–context, function, potential, and interdependence. So many emerging trends in education are, well, emerging. New. Alien. This can make them (the trend) intimidating, which is where models and frameworks

8 Tips For Teaching With Technology For Beginners –

by Terry Heick I’m not crazy about writing this post, mainly because ‘integrating technology’ into teaching and learning is like adding electricity to architectural design. Certainly a castle can be retrofitted for it, but ideally the architecture and the electricity are considered together, the electricity illuminating the architecture in flashing, reckless, blue arcs, the walls

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 228 Developing Virtual & Intercultural Skillsets –

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 228 Developing Virtual & Intercultural Skillsets Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Barbara Covarrubias about her projects to help facilitate and develop virtual events and experiences that build community and intercultural understanding. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: *Also published at TeachThought.com Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: