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PBL Spotlight: Pakistan Kindergarteners Tackle Food Waste

PBL Spotlight: Pakistan Kindergarteners Tackle Food Waste

PBL Spotlight: Pakistan Kindergarteners Tackle Food Waste Over the past few years TeachThought PD has worked with educators from TNS Beaconhouse school in Lahore, Pakistan on PBL professional learning. Deputy Head, Kanwal Babar Malik was gracious enough to share the...

How To Add Rigor To Anything

How To Add Rigor To Anything

How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment by Terry Heick Rigor is a fundamental piece of any learning experience. It is also among the most troublesome due to its subjectivity. What does it mean? What are its characteristics? Rigorous for whom? And more...

5 Challenges We Overcame Moving To A Flipped Staff Meeting

5 Challenges We Overcame Moving To A Flipped Staff Meeting

How--And Why--We Flipped Our Teacher Staff Meetings contributed by Amy Arbogash Staff Meeting. There are often no more dreaded words in a teacher’s vocabulary than those. The time we all get together to hear the principal talk about due dates, important initiatives,...

Designing Curriculum That Teachers Will Actually Use

Designing Curriculum That Teachers Will Actually Use

Ed note: On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute his content to our site. Occasionally, we are going to go back and re-share his most...

The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation

The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation

The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation by TeachThought Staff A decent working definition of intrinsic motivation is "motivation that stems directly from an action rather than a reward." Teachers often think of the idea of motivation in terms of student engagement but...

Chasing The Definition Of An Academic Argument

Chasing The Definition Of An Academic Argument

Ed note: On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute his content to our site. Occasionally, we are going to go back and re-share his most...

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