Terry Heick

It’s Time To Think Differently About Writing In The Classroom

It’s Time To Think Differently About Writing In The Classroom by Terry Heick Among the biggest changes of modern academic standards is the shift in the burden of general literacy. Rather than only “writing teachers,” teaching reading and writing, now all teachers across all content areas are being asked to do so (something we’ve talked […]

Want To Help Us Beta Test TeachThought Groups?

Want To Help Us Beta Test TeachThought Groups? by Terry Heick Want to help us beta test TeachThought Groups? If you love TeachThought and love learning, an upcoming opportunity may be useful for you or someone you know. We are beginning early beta testing of TeachThought Groups, a social learning approach that gathers teachers based […]

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Hey Everyone, Momo Is Not A Hoax

Hey Everyone, Momo Is Not A Hoax by Terry Heick Here’s a topic that has gotten a lot of attention recently–attention I’m sure will die down and in a few weeks be an internet historical footnote. Momo is not a hoax. I wasn’t sure something like this was necessary to say, but after seeing the […]
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YouTube For Children: Is It Still Worth The Risk?

YouTube For Children: Is It Still Worth The Risk? by Terry Heick Over the years, I’ve seen YouTube morph from a digital video library to a vending machine for ‘streamers’ saying and doing almost anything for subscribers. Smash that subscribe button if you want to see more great content. I’ve seen videos of clearly fake […]
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18 Inconvenient Truths About Assessment

18 Inconvenient Truths About Assessment by Terry Heick For in-person professional development from TeachThought on effective assessment (or any other topic your school or district might need), contact us today. Ed note: this post has been updated and republished from a March 2015 post 1. In terms of pedagogy, the primary purpose of an assessment […]

I’m Not Sure What To Think About Backward Design

I’m Not Sure What To Think About Backward Design by Terry Heick Grant Wiggins’ influence on my thinking in education is considerable. I discovered his work with Jay McTighe on Understanding by Design my second year of teaching–and it wasn’t just ‘useful’ but a complete shift in how I taught. Had I found UbD my […]
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What Is The Identity Of Your Classroom?

What Do Students Think Of Your Class? by Terry Heick Google is the company that has become its own verb. Google it. They’re also challenging Apple with their Android mobile operating system (though to be fair, they’re unlikely to catch them anytime soon), not to mention their aggressive entry into new digital markets, from Google […]

What Every Teacher Needs In Order To Grow

What Every Teacher Needs In Order To Grow by Terry Heick Teaching can do weird things to you. It can give you purpose and sanctuary, or dissolve both right in front of your eyes. It can energize and drain you. Inspire and demoralize you. Connect and isolate you. It’s an awkward mix art and science–analytics […]
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Why Technology Hasn’t Already Transformed Education

Why Technology Still Hasn’t Transformed Education or Why iPads Haven’t Changed Much In Your Classroom by Terry Heick Preface: I wrote this post in early 2012 in response to Apple’s then-new textbook initiative. TeachThought was only a year or so old at the time and iPads had a lot of buzz. I thought it’d be interesting […]
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16 Questions To Help Students Brainstorm Project-Based Learning

16 Questions To Help Students Brainstorm Project-Based Learning by Terry Heick We’ve written about inquiry-based learning in the past, as well as its mother project-based learning, and its more complex cousin self-directed learning. So it made sense to take a look at challenge-based learning–the process of anchoring the learning process through problems–usually local, authentic, and personal to the student. […]

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