Jigsaw activities are not a new innovation in education. Teachers have been using the strategy for years because it blends independent work with the power of group work to extend learning. John Hattie even found that it was one of
Crowdsourcing advice for new faculty This fall, thousands of new college teachers walked into their very own classrooms for the first time. They’ve ignored the butterflies, handled the inevitable technical malfunctions with aplomb, and learned to successfully navigate both the
TeachThought Podcast Ep. 88 Reinventing Learning: Part 4: Attribute #2: Digital Learners Prefer Parallel Processing and Multitasking by TeachThought Staff Summary Episode 88 of the TeachThought Podcast is the fourth episode in a 12-part series on reinventing learning for the always-on generation.
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Twice in the last three years, the U.S. Supreme Court has been asked – and declined – to answer the fundamental question of whether the fair share fees that support strong public sector collective bargaining are constitutional.
Emily Ide recalls a student in her third grade class at Edmunds Elementary in Burlington, Vermont, who dreaded lunch time. A sensitive, quiet girl, she found the cafeteria too loud and she had trouble finding someone to sit with. “I
6 Ways Social Media Will Change Your Classroom by Ashley McCann Technology is changing the world at a rapid pace, and education isn’t exempt from the effects of that. Social media, in particular, is one of the greatest influences
Good Teachers Stick To The Lines, Great Teachers Inspire New Lines by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD On September 3rd, 2017 I was saddened by the news of the passing of musician Walter Becker. For those not familiar, he
It’s easy to understand why so many colleges want to increase their share of faculty members who are underrepresented minorities: research suggests that cultural diversity means diversity of thought and experience — boons to any intellectual enterprise — and both
As the expiration date for the Perkins Loan program approaches this week, it’s unclear whether the program will survive to the next financial aid cycle — despite bipartisan support for legislation in both chambers of Congress that would extend the
Enrollment in graduate school is up, continuing a trend in first-time graduate students researchers have seen for five years. But growth rates are starting to dip, according to numbers from a new report the Council of Graduate Schools co-published with
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