Happy May Day, Thinkspiration readers! Along with May flowers, this month we’re focusing the attention on our award-winning mobile learning tool–an app that aids in brainstorming, visibly improves writing and helps busy professionals stay organized on the go.
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Happy Earth Day, readers! As we all reflect and act on ways to improve our natural environment, teachers are faced with the challenge of helping young people understand the importance of conservation. If you’re an educator and struggling to find ways to get kids actively engaged in Earth Day, why not try an idea submitted Read more »
“Take a course in good water and air,” wrote John Muir. “And in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.”
Using Mind Mapping to Foster Divergent Thinking The biggest challenge facing our educational system today is the traditional learning model that leads our children to think irrationally. Thankfully, mind mapping has emerged as an incredible tool that gives students the skills they need to think creatively and logically. The process of mind mapping inherently encourages Read more »
“The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality,” as Elizabeth Cady Stanton once said. At Inspiration we understand that learning can be a struggle for many students. Like the stories of women and minorities, at times ideas are buried beneath the surface, just waiting for the proper vehicle to bring Read more »
“The caged bird sings/with fearful trill/of the things unknown/but longed for still.” –Maya Angelou A caged bird may be how many teachers feel when it comes to implementing the Common Core State Standards, but for today the image is the basis for showcasing some of our most powerful tools–the Compare and Contrast templates/accompanying lesson plans.
Hi Readers! Since this week’s Social Media theme has been Analyzing Primary Sources, we’re taking it to the next level and examining how to apply those Inspiration tools to writing. Please welcome Steve Aedy from FreshEssays.com to the blog with a piece for all high school writers! How to Write an Evidence Based Essay At Read more »
Happy February, readers! As it’s the first full week of our shortest month we’ve got some previews to share with you. This month you’ll notice two intertwining themes in not only our blog content but the rest of our social media work as well. Inspiration’s Common Core theme of the month is Close Reading. It’s Read more »
What difference can one word make? Political history provides us with some memorable examples of a single word’s power: from Dan Quayle’s misspelling of “potato” to the (incorrect) report that John F. Kennedy labelled himself a German jelly donut, tales of language gaffes from elected officials abound. But today we at Thinkspiration want readers to Read more »
”This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy. Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice. Now is the Read more »