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Once Reviled in Education, Wikipedia Now Embraced By Many Professors

A decade ago professors complained of a growing “epidemic” in education: Wikipedia. Students were citing it in papers, while educators largely laughed it off as inaccurate and saw their students as lazy, or worse. As one writing instructor posted to an e-mail list in 2005: “Am I being a stick-in-the-mud for for being horrified by students’ use of this source?”

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How to Avoid a Common Google Calendar Mistake

Google Calendar has many fantastic features for keeping track of appointments, to-do lists, and for scheduling meetings. Using the event invitation feature is Google Calendar is a great way to schedule meetings and phone calls. However, there is one element of Google Calendar invitations that can cause some confusion. That is the automatic addition of Google Hangout links to your invitations.

Not Just for Reading Class Anymore: 5 Tips for Teaching Literacy Across Multiple Subjects

The very first year I taught middle school science, I found myself teaching more reading lessons than I had ever expected—and that didn’t change when I switched to a middle school math classroom two years later. Add in the fact that I had several English language learners in my class, and my lessons on mitochondria and tetrahedrons largely started with basic vocabulary and sentence flow instruction.

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

Public and private sectors both shape how students are prepared for future jobs and career opportunities. In Massachusetts, an emerging partnership between private funders and the state department of education aims to help teachers across the Commonwealth learn, share and spread best practices when it comes to leveraging new instructional models and technologies.

126 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Digital Learning

126 Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Verbs For Digital Learning by TeachThought Staff At TeachThought, we’re enthusiastic supporters of any learning taxonomy. (We even created our own, the TeachThought Learning Taxonomy.) Put simply, learning taxonomies help us think about how learning happens. Even if they’re ‘not good’ as we’ve often seen the DOK framework described, they still […]

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Kahoot! Plus Released For Game-Based Corporate Training

  Kahoot! Plus Released For Game-Based Corporate Training by TeachThought Staff Compiled From A Press Release Summary: Kahoot! moves into corporate learning Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the fastest-growing #edtech brands with more than 50 million unique monthly active users recently announced Kahoot! Plus, a premium version of Kahoot! tailored specifically for corporate […]

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The Importance of Sleep and Strategies For Sleeping Better

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.
“Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain,” Walker says. “Many people walk through their lives in an underslept state, not realizing it.”

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ENSEÑAR Y APRENDER COMPETENCIAS

Hoy hemos hablado uno de los "elementos del currículo" más complejo: 

Las competencias

A mis alumnos universitarios de primero de Grado en Educación Primaria lo de las competencias, como elementos que forman parte del diseño curricular le suena a chino.  No tanto otros elementos curriculares como objetivos o contenidos. que forman parte de su vocabulario estudiantil. Claro que no es de