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    Technology Tools For Interactive Learning –

    contributed by Edelyn Bontuyan What makes traditional learning click?  In-person learning.  As a teacher, your students look up to you to impart knowledge in a format and manner they can absorb fast and easy. How do you achieve that? You conduct Q&A sessions, set up discussions, conduct practicals, lead peer…

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    The Influence of Socioeconomic Status on Learning –

    contributed by Michael Mirra Abstract Diversity has been at the forefront of educational discussions over the last few years. When we think about having a diverse classroom we think of ethnicity, race, gender, nationality, religion, and sexual orientation. It is easy for us to forget about socioeconomic status. This paper…

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    Richard Feynman On Knowing Versus Understanding –

    Richard Feynman On Knowing Versus Understanding by TeachThought Staff Who is Richard Feynman? Richard Feynman, born in 1918, was a theoretical physicist whose work in quantum mechanics earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. According to nobelprize.org, Feynman obtained his B.Sc. in 1939 at the Massachusetts Institute of…

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    An Example Of Rigor-Based Differentiation –

    contributed by Barbara R. Blackburn Differentiation is a popular concept in today’s schools. After all, it makes sense. We’d all love to provide instruction tailored to every student’s needs. However, intentionally or accidentally, many teachers simply lower the rigor for struggling students. When we do that regularly, students always stay…

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    10 Of The Best iPhone Apps For Language Translation

    contributed by TeachThought Staff Language is a wonderful thing. It is the common thread that binds entire societies, allowing ease of communication and understanding. On the other hand, finding yourself in a situation where you are unable to communicate adequately is highly frustrating. A language barrier can stunt relationships that…

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    Tips For Improving Family Engagement Through School-Home Communication –

    contributed by Dr. Kara Stern, SchoolStatus Head of Education Solutions  Recognizing school/home communication’s profound impact on student success and well-being is crucial.  We need to understand school communication as much more than disseminating information—it’s an integral pillar supporting student achievement, as fundamental as curriculum and instruction. Effective school/home communication is…

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    Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student

    by TeachThought Staff Thinking in the 21st century is just different. That doesn’t mean we’re all suddenly omnipotent cyborgs, nor do we all become mindless social media addicts who spend our cognitive might tapping, swiping, and drooling on our smartphone and tablet screens. But just as the 19th century presented…

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    10 Of The Best iPhone Apps For Language Translation

    Language is a wonderful thing. It is the common thread that binds entire societies, allowing ease of communication and understanding. Finding yourself in a situation where you are unable to adequately communicate, on the other hand, is highly frustrating. A language barrier can stunt relationships that could have grown stronger…