Terry Heick

What I Tell Students When They Say They Don’t Like To Read

What I Tell Students When They Say They Don’t Like To Read by Terry Heick When students say they ‘don’t like reading,’ the first thing I do is skip the preaching and try to relate–to meet them where they are, so to speak. Something like this. [8th grade male, pouting] Them: “I hate reading.” Me: […]
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How To Teach Empathy

How To Teach Empathy by Terry Heick Right near the core of education, just past tolerance and just short of affectionate connectivity, is the idea of empathy. University of California at Berkley’s Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life explains empathy. “The term “empathy” is used to describe a wide range of experiences. Emotion researchers […]
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What Is A Student Responsible For?

What Is A Student Responsible For? by Terry Heick What are you doing to engage the students? How are you making sure they ‘pay attention’? What are you doing to make them care? How are you sparking their curiosity? Drawing their attention away from one another? Minimizing distractions? If a classroom was like a living […]
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Teaching Evaluation Is Ineffective & Outdated. Let’s Try Something New

Teaching Evaluation Is Ineffective & Outdated. Let’s Try Something New by Viktor Nordmark, Hubert.ai Student evaluations of teaching have looked pretty much the same since they were first introduced, close to a hundred years ago. To summarize what most think about them is pretty easy: Nobody likes them. They can’t accurately measure how effective a […]

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This Is The World Teachers Must Adapt To

7 Ways Teaching Has Changed In The Last 10 Years by Terry Heick Teachers are the arbitrators of knowledge and culture. Knowledge and culture are each dynamic, endlessly crashing and churning. This makes teaching significantly important and difficult work, and can leave teaching—as a craft—wide-eyed and nonplussed in response. Worse, those outside the bubble of education […]

Knowledge Is Power And Teaching Is The Fuel

  Knowledge Is Power And Teaching Is The Fuel by Terry Heick That knowledge = power isn’t a new idea. ’Knowledge is power’ is a common refrain in the education community, at least in spirit. Everything we do as educators has the idea that knowledge changes lives underpinning it. And that teachers are important is, […]
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8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions

8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions by Terry Heick Questions can be extraordinary learning tools. A good question can open minds, shift paradigms, and force the uncomfortable but transformational cognitive dissonance that can help create thinkers. In education, we tend to value a student’s ability to answer our questions. But what might be […]

Learning Is The Ultimate Disruption

Learning Is The Ultimate Disruption by Terry Heick It is the work of a school to join members of a community to one another. That this doesn’t happen naturally isn’t surprising. Matters of curriculum, instruction, and assessment are often alien to the home, the life, and the natural thought processes of most students. Academics are a […]
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15 Questions To Ask When Introducing New Content To Students

15 Questions To Ask When Introducing New Content To Students by Terry Heick It just might be that in a society where information is abundant, thinking habits are more important than knowledge. Somewhere beneath wisdom and above the ‘things’ a student knows. Laws of economics say that scarcity increases value. It’s no longer information that’s scarce, […]

12 Ideas That Will Probably Break Education

12 Ideas That Will Probably Break Education by Terry Heick As education changes, it depends primarily on internal catalysts for that change. That is, the ‘things’ that change it are on the ‘inside’ of that system itself, most notably data, assessment, PLCs, and running a distant fourth, technology. It’s interesting that technology is among the least […]

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