How To Give Effective Feedback For Student Learning

How To Give Effective Feedback For Student Learning

How To Give Effective Feedback For Student Learning Effective feedback is a cornerstone of successful learning experiences. Grant Wiggins, a prominent educational theorist perhaps best known for his Understanding By Design work with Jay McTighe, outlined key...

Why Feedback Should Be Kind, Specific, And Helpful

Why Feedback Should Be Kind, Specific, And Helpful

Why Feedback Should Be Kind, Specific, And Helpful We love Ron Berger's insights and work with regard to improving student work and often use his Austin's Butterfly video in our PBL workshops. One of his key principles revolves around the nature of feedback,...

Why Assessment Is Important

Why Assessment Is Important

Why Assessment is Important by ThoughtStretchers Education Staff In the realm of education, assessments hold a crucial role as versatile and indispensable tools, akin to the Swiss Army knife of teaching aids. Just as educators rely on pacing guides, educational...

Should I Use A Rubric Or Scoring Guide?

Should I Use A Rubric Or Scoring Guide?

Should I Use A Rubric Or Scoring Guide? by ThoughtStretchers Education staff, Two terms that often come up and are sometimes confused are "rubric" and "scoring guide." While they may seem quite similar, there are significant differences between the two. Understanding...

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What Is Social Emotional Learning?

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What Is Project Based Learning?

Project based learning is an instructional approach that revolves around the creation of a product, using inquiry to identify what students need to know and learn in order to do so successfully.

8 Strategies to Boost Critical Thinking

As we strive to prepare our students for an ever-evolving world, prioritizing the cultivation of critical thinking skills is a powerful step toward their success and empowerment.

Four ‘Circuit Breakers’ That Disrupt Student Inquiry

Creating a classroom environment where the stakes for students don’t feel quite so high, especially when exploring sensitive issues, is crucial. It can help them ask better questions and enjoy intellectual “play” in a way that ultimately leads to deeper thinking and more curious exploration of ideas.

PBL Research: A Guide to Project Based Learning

Learn about project based learning and research in education. Discover the benefits of PBL and how to implement it in your classroom. Get insights from the latest research on PBL.

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