Strategies To Help Students Retain What You Taught Them
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by Terrell Heick
3d ago
15 Reflection Strategies To Help Students Retain What You Just Taught Them by Terry Heick Reflection is a natural part of learning. We all think about new experiences–the camping on the car ride home, the mistakes made in a game, or the emotions felt while finishing a long-term project that’s taken months to complete. Below I’ve shared 15 strategies for students to reflect on their learning. Modeling the use of each up front can go a long way towards making sure you get the quality of work you’d like to see throughout the year–and students learn more in the process. 15 Reflection Strategies T ..read more
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A Sign Of The Times: Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields
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by TeachThought Staff
5d ago
A Sign Of The Times: Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields Title: Embracing Statistics: A Pillar of Modern STEM Education In today’s rapidly evolving landscape of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), statistics is a pivotal discipline, transcending its traditional role as a mere supporting tool. As we navigate the digital age, statistics has become a cornerstone in understanding and interpreting the vast data generated across various domains. Let’s quickly explore the profound implications of statistics’ ascent, its interdisciplinary nature, and the imperative of promoti ..read more
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Embracing The Future Of Social Work Through Online Education
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by TeachThought Staff
5d ago
Embracing the Future of Social Work Through Online Education by TeachThought Staff The social work profession is on the cusp of a transformative era. Once viewed with skepticism, online education is rapidly becoming a powerful tool for expanding access to quality social work education and empowering the next generation of social workers. Let’s look at how online learning bridges the gap for aspiring social workers, fosters practical application in the virtual classroom and paves the way for a future where social work education thrives in the digital landscape. Bridging the Divide Through Onlin ..read more
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How Students Can Transform Their Study Sessions
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by TeachThought Staff
3w ago
How to Transform Your Study Sessions: Notes, Help, and Hacks for the Modern Student by TeachThought Staff Transforming your study sessions from tedious to productive doesn’t just happen; it requires a mix of the right strategies, tools, and mindset. Your approach to studying can make the difference between feeling overwhelmed and confidently tackling your academic goals. With the vast resources available, finding the most effective study techniques can be challenging. Yet, it’s possible to refine your study habits to suit your learning style, making each session more efficient and less stressf ..read more
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The Benefits Of Meditation In The Classroom
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by TeachThought Staff
3w ago
contributed by Beth Rush, Managing Edition at Body + Mind The image of your 5-year-old sitting serenely on a yoga mat might calm your mind if you’re a harried parent, but does meditation benefit this age group? What can teachers and parents expect, and how can schools reap the perks of teaching this practice at an early age?  Multiple studies confirm the power of meditation to help people cope with daily stressors and even affect physical disease progression. Does it work for all age groups? Is teaching children this healing practice without risks, and if they exist, do the benefits outwe ..read more
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Technology Tools For Interactive Learning
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by TeachThought Staff
1M ago
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 teaching sessions, and more.  But here comes a question you didn’t expect. How do you replicate these in-person connections when you are required to teach remotely? Numerous institutions are switching to online teaching, con ..read more
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Research: The Influence of Socioeconomic Status on Learning
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by TeachThought Staff
1M ago
Research: 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 explores the impact socioeconomic status has on student learning in order for teachers to have a better understanding of their diverse classroom. Keywords: socioeconomic status, informer choice, late-emerging reading ..read more
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Richard Feynman On Knowing Versus Understanding
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by TeachThought Staff
1M ago
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 Technology and studied “at Princeton University, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1942. “He was Research Assistant at Princeton (1940-1941), Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cornell University (1945-1950), Visiting Professor and thereafter appointed Professor of Theor ..read more
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An Example Of Rigor-Based Differentiation
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by TeachThought Staff
2M ago
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 behind. In some cases, they are never even allowed to work at a higher level, which isn’t fair to those students. From my perspective, rigor is not just ‘harder work.’ In Rigor is Not a Four-Letter Word, I define rigor as creating an environment in whic ..read more
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What Is Mistake Literacy? The Research Of Learning Through Failure
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by errell_2007
2M ago
Though it is perhaps not intuitive, Richland et al. (2009) found that error generation is positively correlated to enhanced memory.  The post What Is Mistake Literacy? The Research Of Learning Through Failure appeared first on TeachThought ..read more
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