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What to Expect From A TeachThought PD Differentiation Workshop
Meeting the needs for each learner is an established expectation for every educator. We want “all” students to succeed in their subjects. We want every child to strive forward and grow to the place where they can confidently get jobs and/or get a post-secondary degree or certificate. Differentiation is a key component for striving towards this goal.
The 5 Phases of Project Based Learning
The 5 Phases of Project Based Learning by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD Project based learning experiences can range from highly complex in scope, scale, and timeline to much more simple versions with more limited complexity and sophistication. The...
How Project-Based Learning Can Promote Social-Emotional Learning Skills
PBL is the perfect structure to teach, practice, and assess SEL skills and content standards simultaneously. Let’s consider a few of the ways that students can develop SEL skills while at the same time learning content through PBL.
8 Reasons To Attend TeachThought PBL Grow 23
by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD This summer, TeachThought is excited to resume our fourth annual open-registration conference event, PBL Grow 23! We started this event in 2017 to meet the increasing demand from individuals and groups around the world for...
Why Capturing Imagination Is Important For Deeper Learning
Getting students to learn more deeply requires their cognitive engagement and that rarely comes without them being interested. Capturing the imagination of students can take many forms and I would argue that all of them brush up against the power of questions waiting to be answered.
‘Reading Wars’ Panel Discussion
Looking to unpack the complexity & nuance in the ‘reading wars’? Join us on January 2nd, 2023 at 5pm EDT for this live panel discussion with four panelists and moderated by the host of the TeachThought Podcast and Director of TeachThought PD, Drew Perkins.
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