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The Definition Of Bullying: A Timeless Behavior With New Tools & Technology by Terry Heick Preventing bullying is just as likely as preventing poverty, racism, or violence. If we can start from this kind of humility, we may be able to improve our efficiency in dealing with and responding to it...
30 Ways To Use Google Search For Critical Thinking In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff As the search engine that’s become its own verb, Google’s success is difficult to frame. One of the most telling examples of their gravity in search is how few legitimate competitors they have. (Some would say...
40 Homeschooling Tools And Resources We Use Every Day by Terry Heick Okay, we may not use every single tool every single day but you get the idea: These are our favorite homeschooling tools and resources and we use them extensively. In fact, there’s very little outside this list that we...
The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation by TeachThought Staff A decent working definition of intrinsic motivation is “motivation that stems directly from an action rather than a reward.” Teachers often think of the idea of motivation in terms of student engagement but as Dr. Richard Ryan...
In a photo taken last March, a teenage boy is sitting at his desk with a plastic pellet gun that looks a lot like an AR-15. The airsoft rifle is propped up on the arm of a chair, pointing at the ceiling, and the boy, Eric, is looking at the camera. We’re not using his last name to protect his...

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