12 Things Every Modern Classroom Should Have by Terry Heick Every classroom is different—and that’s good because every student and teacher is, too. But are there any common elements that most/all classrooms should share? and more specifically, in a modern
8 Science-Based Strategies For Critical Thinking contributed by Lee Carroll, PhD and Terry Heick Scientific argumentation and critical thought are difficult to argue against. However, as qualities and mindsets, they are often the hardest to teach to students. Einstein himself
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 172 The Complexity Of Shortcomings In Education Drew Perkins talks with Glenn Loury, economist, academic, author, and professor at Brown University, to get his thinking on education topics like school choice and competition and social justice
Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form by TeachThought Staff You’ve read a lot about digital citizenship over the years. Have you seen any useable standards for students? While not perfect, this graphic is close. In the image, these digital
How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum contributed by Thom Markham, Educator This post has been updated from a 2013 post. To learn more about professional development around these ideas, contact us. It’s a cliché to say that change comes too
20 Questions To Help Students Think Critically About News by TeachThought Staff 1. Exactly who is saying who exactly what about what? That is, what other and publication are making what kind of claim about what topic or ideas? 2.
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 171 Inspiring Collective Action In Students Around Economic Challenges Drew Perkins talks with Hilary Allen, Senior Associate at Net Impact and Community Manager of the Up To Us Competition, about their work to help inspire college
An Interesting Game To Teach Students To Think Critically About Fake News by Terry Heick Want to help students learn to think critically about ‘fake news’? A simple, browser-based game could help. What is Bad News? Bad News is a
What Is The Feynman Technique? by Terry Heick What is The Feynman Technique? In short, it’s a simple approach to self-directed learning that is based on distilling what you know. Albert Einstein is often credited with having said that
How To Improve Engagement In The Language Learning Classroom contributed by Aziz Ghannaj, Teacher of English, Morocco. Overview: Low student Participation in EFL classrooms: causes and suggested solutions. In the context of learning English as a second language, active verbal
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