Tuesday, 18 September 2018

How To Cite A Tweet: MLA Style

How To Cite A Tweet: MLA Style by TeachThought Staff How do you cite a tweet MLA Style? First, let’s clarify that while it’s not exactly an Oxford library and therefore may not be the first place you visit for scholarly research, contrary to popular belief there are things on twitter worth citing. Long an […]

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25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education by Terry Heick There’s a lot of misunderstanding in education, and that makes sense because it’s an ‘industry’ with tremendous external pressure to change but an extraordinary kind of inertia internally that keeps it from doing so. Teaching is also a fundamentally human craft (and learning a […]

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3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

Andrew Pass on episode 362 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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Online content should be riveting, interesting, and should educate students. Andrew Pass talks about trends in online education and shares the trends we should understand as educators. He also shares his thoughts on where virtual reality (VR) is now and where it needs to go in education.

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Andrew Pass – Bio as submitted


Andrew Pass is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of A Pass Educational Group, LLC. The company works with all levels, from kindergarten to corporate.  Prior to beginning A Pass Educational Group, Mr. Pass completed advanced doctoral work in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy at Michigan State University. In addition, he holds an M.A. in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University.

After graduating from college, Pass taught fifth and sixth-grade Judaic studies courses at a private school in Texas for three years. He later taught pre-service social studies methods courses at Michigan State. More recently, he taught graduate courses in educational technology, focusing on the many education friendly tools within Web 2.0.

Blog: https://apasseducation.com/

Twitter: @apasseducation

online education trends you may not know

Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

 

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Monday, 17 September 2018

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching by TeachThought Staff What makes an effective teacher? Or more specifically, what observable characteristics might you see and hear? The University of Minnesota offered some observable characteristics of effective teaching which, while focused on teacher actions rather than student learning, had some useful tips–not so much how to teach generally, but […]

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 133 How To Build An Authentic And Entrepreneurial High School Experience

  The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 133 How To Build An Authentic And Entrepreneurial High School Experience Drew Perkins talks with Trace Pickering, Executive Director/Co-Founder of Iowa BIG, about how their program develops and delivers a more authentic and entrepreneurial high school experience. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Iowa BIG web site @IowaBIG | Iowa BIG on […]

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How to Unleash Student Motivation to Succeed

Chris Holmes on episode 361 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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As many educators know who have studied the growth mindset, teaching motivation and metacognitive principles is challenging.  While he started as a journalism teacher, now Chris works with students to try to help them understand motivation and success principles. He will share with us what works (and doesn’t) and also will tackle misconceptions and misapplications of the word “grit.” You can’t just tell students to “have grit” but there are things you can say instead.

Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses

Donor’s Choose. From now until September 28, Advancement Courses, an online provider of professional development for K-12 teachers, is donating 10% of their sales to funding DonorChoose.org projects. Go to advancementcourses.com/give to submit your project today.

Get a discount off your PD. AND, if you are in need of PD, 10-Minute Teacher listeners get 20% off any online courses with code COOL20.

With this coupon, a 3 grad credit course for continuing education, salary advancement, or recertification is only $359. So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20.

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Chris Holmes – Bio as submitted


Chris HolmesChris Holmes is a teacher, researcher, and writer who studies student motivation. His 18-year teaching career includes working with students on the verge of dropping out, students with learning disabilities, and students who are gifted.

Twitter: @cholmes66

How to Unleash Student Motivation to Succeed

Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Saturday, 15 September 2018

How To Add Materials To An Assignment In Google Classroom

How To Add Materials To An Assignment In Google Classroom by TeachThought Staff Adding materials to assignments in Google Classroom is simple–basically navigating to the Assignments page, clicking the paperclip icon, then choosing the source of the file from the dropdown menu. For slightly more delineated step-by-step instructions on how to add materials to an assignment […]

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