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Free Alternatives to Remind - Spoiler Alert! They're Limited

This morning the educational technology community was buzzing with the news that Remind is going to stop offering free text message delivery to those users who use Verizon Wireless. This follows a similar move earlier this year related to Bell and Rogers subscribers in Canada.

6 Tips For PBL Planning Across Content Areas

6 Tips For Powerfully Integrated Projects  by Mike Kaechele, TeachThought PD PBL Facilitator One of the weaknesses of our modern education system is that content has become so siloed that students rarely see the connections between subjects or connections with their world. Integrated projects can break down these walls when students investigate authentic problems that […]

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Wendell Berry: “Teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner.”

Wendell Berry: “The teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner.” by Terry Heick Wendell Berry’s influence on TeachThought is immeasurable, but I don’t write about him directly much. I did write about meeting him, and created a crude sort of school model inspired by him called ‘The Inside-Out School.’ I’ve also written some about […]

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Our Student-Led Conferences Were Falling Short. Here’s What We Changed.

“Focus on your mantra,” I told myself. “Breathe in and out, go to your zen place,” my inner voice whispered. I wasn’t practicing yoga or daily meditation. I was preparing for parent-teacher conferences.After over a decade of teaching in the suburbs of Pittsburgh and encountering countless parents aggressively accuse me of dashing the dreams of their children by giving them a B, I had developed a preparation ritual that even a practiced yogi would envy.

Why This Chicago Tutoring Center Wants to Be the ‘Whole Foods’ of Education

When Gil Gibori searches for an analogy to describe the model behind his new premium tutoring center, The House, he’s apt to touch on a few big names, including WeWork, the Apple Genius Bar and, perhaps most unusually, the premium grocer Whole Foods.

How Self-Compassion Supports Academic Motivation and Emotional Wellness

Many of today’s parents and teachers came of age in the 1980s and 1990s — a time when the self-esteem movement was in its zenith. Self-esteem was supposed to be a panacea for a variety of social challenges, from substance abuse to violent crime.

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 148 Can We Discuss Social Justice Honestly?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 148 Can We Discuss Social Justice Honestly? Drew Perkins talks with James Lindsay about his recent article and work about social justice and activism in the peer review process in academia. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @ConceptualJames Areo: Postmodern Religion and the Faith of Social Justice Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks […]

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How to Post Like a Role Model

More and more district and school staff are catching on to the advice of Superintendents like, Joe Sanfelippo who encourage staff to take every opportunity to say good things about their school. 

Never give up the opportunity to say something great about our school. #spsleads pic.twitter.com/kpURivieS7
— Joe Sanfelippo (@Joe_Sanfelippo) July 25, 2017
Sanfelippo's not alone. Supt Daniel Frazier

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