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What Is The Taxonomy Of Significant Learning?

The Taxonomy Of Significant Learning by Terry Heick There isn’t a whole lot to the Taxonomy Of Significant Learning, but what’s there is useful to help frame how you design learning experiences for students. As a preface, I should say that I have not been trained in this model, nor have I have I researched […]
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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 149 Is Constructivist Education Addressing Inequality?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 149 Is Constructivist Education Addressing Inequality? Drew Perkins talks with author Natalie Wexler about her work, specifically her recent Forbes article asserting constructivist education is not closing educational gaps that are rooted in socioeconomic differences. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: nataliewexler.com @natwexler Forbes: To Attack Inequality, We Need A Different Kind […]

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The Underlying Assumptions Of A Curriculum

There are ideas and then there are ideas between ideas. That is, the spaces between ideas can be pregnant with ideas of their own in the same way that there are stars and then there are spaces between the stars. And these spaces matter because they’re dark and dark (and its absence) characterizes light. Okay, […]
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Grade Differently: 7 Categories For Gamification Of Learning

Better Than Letter Grades: Helping Your Students See Their Own Progress by Terry Heick How can you help students see their own progress? And use that to motivate them? Encouragement mechanics–a kind of gamification–is one approach. And note, you needn’t make that lesson or unit feel like a ‘video game.’ That’s not gamification. Gamification is […]

3 Ways You Can Respond When Students Turn In Incomplete Work

contributed by Heather M. Stocker It’s like looking at a photograph where only a small bit of the picture is discernible, but you can’t tell that what you’re actually looking at. This is what happens when students turn in incomplete assignments. Incomplete assignments only give a partial snapshot of student ability. We might only see […]

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52 Mistakes We Need To Stop Making In Education

52 Mistakes We Need To Stop Making In Education by Terry Heick The context for this one is simple enough–what mistakes do we constantly make in education that hold us back from the best versions of ourselves? From realizing our collective potential as a construct, field, and industry? What mistakes do we make over and over and […]
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6 Tips For PBL Planning Across Content Areas

6 Tips For Powerfully Integrated Projects  by Mike Kaechele, TeachThought PD PBL Facilitator One of the weaknesses of our modern education system is that content has become so siloed that students rarely see the connections between subjects or connections with their world. Integrated projects can break down these walls when students investigate authentic problems that […]

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Wendell Berry: “Teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner.”

Wendell Berry: “The teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner.” by Terry Heick Wendell Berry’s influence on TeachThought is immeasurable, but I don’t write about him directly much. I did write about meeting him, and created a crude sort of school model inspired by him called ‘The Inside-Out School.’ I’ve also written some about […]

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 148 Can We Discuss Social Justice Honestly?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 148 Can We Discuss Social Justice Honestly? Drew Perkins talks with James Lindsay about his recent article and work about social justice and activism in the peer review process in academia. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @ConceptualJames Areo: Postmodern Religion and the Faith of Social Justice Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks […]

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15 Of The Best Ways To Share Large Files

15 Of The Best Ways To Share Large Files by TeachThought Staff As a 21st century teacher, you probably need to share stuff and have stuff shared with. “Stuff” like pdfs, various word processing documents, video files, and other digital fare. The traditional way to do this has been through emailing, but limits here–including speed, […]
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