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You Have To Create Understanding By Design

You Have To Create Understanding By Design

You Have To Create Understanding By Design by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education 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...

How Much Freedom Should A Teacher Have?

How Much Freedom Should A Teacher Have?

How Much Freedom Should A Teacher Have?by Grant Wiggins, Ed.DEd 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....

I And You And Us: 30 Inspiring Messages For Students

I And You And Us: 30 Inspiring Messages For Students

I And You And Us: 30 Inspiring Messages For Studentsby Terry HeickThe premise is simple enough here: What are the kinds of messages that inspire students?We've talked about student engagement and motivational videos for teens, in addition to 'good class rules.'This is...

38 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom’s Taxonomy

38 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom’s Taxonomy

38 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom's Taxonomycontributed by Peter PappasMy interest in reflective thinking is rooted in a simple but powerful statement by Donald Finkel who wrote that teaching should be thought of as “providing experience, provoking...

Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thing

Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thing

Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thingby Terry HeickBeing wrong is only ‘bad’ if the consequences of that ‘wrong’ outweigh the benefits (and potential future benefits) of becoming right.David Deutsch wrote about this idea over on Nautilus a few years ago, but I saw...

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