The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 162 What Do We Really Mean By “Deeper Thinking And Learning”? Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Tim Simpson about classical and constructivist education and how both rely heavily on inquiry in order to get to deeper
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60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques by TeachThought Staff As frequently as a chef needs to check a sauce for taste, teachers should check for understanding. These can be formal–formative or summative assessment, multiple choice, short answer, essay, matching, and related
10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning by Terry Heick Curiosity is crucial to learning. For years, education has responded by admonishing teachers to ‘engaged’ students with ‘engaging content,’ but engagement and curiosity are decidedly different. An engaged student may very well be curious,
Stop, Practice, Collaborate: The Cycle Of Reflective Teaching contributed by Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral This post has been updated and republished The more reflective you are, the more effective you are. This is a phrase that has become synonymous
How The Memory Works In Learning contributed by Dr. Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed. Teachers are the caretakers of the development of students’ highest brain during the years of its most extensive changes. As such, they have the privilege and opportunity
10 Metacognitive Prompts To Help Students Reflect On Their Learning by TeachThought Staff & Peter Pappas It’s well-established that reflection is critical in the learning process. While it sounds formal, ‘reflection’ simply means to ‘think again’ about something that happened.
9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching contributed by Paul Moss This post has been updated and republished Video your teaching, and see what really happens in your classroom. That is my exhortation to you, from a recently
Want To Make A Difficult Conversation Productive? Use A Protocol contributed by Michele Mattoon, NSRF Director *Join Michele and Director of TeachThought PD, Drew Perkins, for this summer’s Grow 19 pre-conference day, July 16th. Each year, I train scores of
How David Foster Wallace Taught Students To Respond To One Another’s Writing by Terry Heick One of my favorite genres of writing is the essay, and one of my favorite essayists is David Foster Wallace. Wallace–or DFW if you’re okay
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