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Promoting Effective Communication Skills in Students - TeachHUB

Promoting Effective Communication Skills in Students - TeachHUB

Before I went into administration, I got to teach speech for a couple of years (ten years of teaching technology applications) at the middle school where I taught in Texas. In...

This Is Not Equal To That: How False Equivalence Clouds Our Judgment

This Is Not Equal To That: How False Equivalence Clouds Our Judgment

False equivalence is a type of cognitive bias or flawed reasoning style. False equivalency means that you think (or are told) two things should have equal weight in your...

Critical thinking and the art of asking a good question

Critical thinking and the art of asking a good question

Welcome to a new issue of “The Educationalist”. This week I want to dive into a topic that we can all relate to, regardless of the discipline we work in, both in our roles as...

To navigate the dangers of the web, you need critical thinking – but also critical ignoring

To navigate the dangers of the web, you need critical thinking – but also critical ignoring

A website’s author may not be its author. References that confer legitimacy may have little to do with the claims they anchor. Signals of credibility like a dot-org domain can...

8 Ways Parents Can Support Critical Thinking At Home |

8 Ways Parents Can Support Critical Thinking At Home |

Research agrees that the strongest students emerge from homes supportive in the learning process, and below we’ve listed a few ways parents can support students at home. In 8...

Understanding, Measuring and Fostering Digital Skills

Understanding, Measuring and Fostering Digital Skills

KU Leuven The ySKILLS first year in a nutshell The Youth Skills (ySKILLS) project aims to enhance and maximise long-term positive impact of the ICT environment on multiple...

Why COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist

Why COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Daniel Roberts hadn’t had a vaccination since he was 6. No boosters, no tetanus shots. His parents taught him inoculations were dangerous, and when the...

How To Help Your Students Develop A Growth Mindset |

How To Help Your Students Develop A Growth Mindset |

How To Help Your Students Develop A Growth Mindset For professional development around growth mindset, contact TeachThought Professional Development to bring Jackie Gerstein...

Essential Learning that Transfers

Essential Learning that Transfers

This blog is an excerpt from the manuscript of our forthcoming book, Learning that Transfers, publishing March 2021 “Why do we have to know this?” It’s the age-old question...

7 Critical Thinking Barriers and How to Overcome Them

7 Critical Thinking Barriers and How to Overcome Them

It's important to develop critical thinking skills for more than just academic reasons. Substantial critical thinking capacity serves us well in all aspects of our lives. It...

How to Boost Reading Comprehension With Reciprocal Teaching

How to Boost Reading Comprehension With Reciprocal Teaching

Reciprocal teaching is an instructional technique aimed at developing reading comprehension skills by gradually empowering the students to take on the role of the teacher....

#NoFilter: Scrutinising Social Media Skepticism / Latest News / QED 2018

#NoFilter: Scrutinising Social Media Skepticism / Latest News / QED 2018

Social media has become one of the most influential communication tools of our age, capable of shaping opinion, swinging elections and sparking rebellions. While the ease of...