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20 Strategies For Getting The Best Work From Your Students

20 Strategies To Consistently Get The Best Work From Your Studentsby Terry HeickConsistently getting the best work from your studentsTypical strategies for getting the best work from students focus on extrinsic motivation and gamification—points, grades, badges,...

50 Ways To Measure Understanding

50 Ways To Measure Understandingby Terry HeickHow do you measure what a student understands?Not give them an assessment, score it, then use that score to imply understanding. Rather, how do you truly 'uncover' what they 'know'--and how 'well' they know it?The...

What Is A Personal Learning Network?

What Is A Personal Learning Network? by TeachThought Staff What is a personal learning network, or rather a Personal Learning Network? How about a Professional Learning Network? In the video below, Marc-André Lalande offers a concise, useful definition that simplifies...

8 Types Of Imagination

8 Types Of Imagination by TeachThought Staff Imagination is critical to innovation and learning--but what exactly is it? Dr. Murray Hunter of the University of Malaysia Perlis explains that imagination is, in part, about filling in gaps in our knowledge. "Imagination...

The Big Problem With Teaching

The Big Problem With Teachingby Terry HeickThe typical approach to modern, K-12 pedagogy is to clarify a learning target, plan a learning experience that seems well-suited to ‘cause’ understanding of that target, and then assess student mastery of that target.Put...

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education by Terry Heick There's a lot of misunderstanding in education, and that makes sense because it's an 'industry' with tremendous external pressure to change but an extraordinary kind of inertia internally that keeps it...

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