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The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Education

The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Education

The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Educationby Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDI recently recorded a podcast that explored differing approaches to the role and importance of knowledge in teaching and learning.In the podcast, the claim by Katharine...
8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Centuryby Terry HeickWe recently offered a definition of project-based learning and looked at keys to designing Project-Based Learning. We also have looked at the difference between “doing projects” and...
13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning

​ 13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning by Terry Heick Project-based learning isn’t a ‘trend’ any more than mobile devices are a trend. Mobile devices–smartphones, for example–simply provide a (physical) framework to host...
Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom?

Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom?

Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom? by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD At the risk of characterizing teaching and learning in a factory context let’s face it, classrooms are a kind of marketplace system with an exchange of ideas and...
5 Ideal Traits Of A Project-Based Learning Teacher

5 Ideal Traits Of A Project-Based Learning Teacher

5 Ideal Traits Of A PBL Teacherby Mike Kaechele, TeachThought PD FacilitatorThe past few years I have worked with many teachers introducing the components of Project-Based Learning (PBL) and helping them design their own projects.Sometimes it has been a teacher’s...