10 Reasons To Use Inquiry-Based Learning In Your Classroom

10 Reasons To Use Inquiry-Based Learning In Your Classroom

10 Reasons To Use Inquiry-Based Learning In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about how and when to use inquiry-based learning–and apps for inquiry-based learning, too. What we haven’t done–explicitly anyway–is looked at...
What Is The Purpose Of A Question?

What Is The Purpose Of A Question?

What Is The Purpose Of A Question? by Terry Heick What’s the difference between a good question and a bad question? It depends, of course, on who you’re asking. But it also depends on both abstraction (i.e., the concept of ‘good’ and...
10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning

10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning

10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learningby Terry HeickCuriosity is crucial to learning.For years, education has responded by admonishing teachers to ‘engaged’ students with ‘engaging content,’ but engagement and curiosity...
6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroom

6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroom

6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroomby Irena Nayfeld, TeachThought PD FacilitatorTeachers juggle a lot.There is literacy, math, science, social and emotional development, learning standards, the needs of each child, materials to make activities...
100 Questions That Help Students Think About Thinking

100 Questions That Help Students Think About Thinking

100 Questions That Help Students Think About Thinking by Terry Heick Last year I wrote a post on how to help students think for themselves. TeachThought reader Peter Duckett wrote me a few months later with these questions below that he added in order to facilitate...