The Right Way To Implement Essential Questions

The Right Way To Implement Essential Questions

by Grant Wiggins, Ph.D, AuthenticEducation.orgEd note: We’re continuing to go back and share some of Grant’s best and most useful posts. This one on the implementation of Essential Questions is useful even if you’re “doing” UbD due to its...
Coverage Teaching Is A Kind Of Blindness

Coverage Teaching Is A Kind Of Blindness

Coverage Teaching Is A Kind Of Blindnessby Grant WigginsEd note: We’re continuing to go back and share some of Grant’s best and most useful posts. This one on the implementation of Essential Questions is useful even if you’re “doing” UbD due to its emphasis on...
4 Essential Rules Of 21st-Century Learning

4 Essential Rules Of 21st-Century Learning

4 Essential Rules Of 21st Century Learningcontributed by Jennifer Rita NicholsThe term “21st century” has become an integral part of educational thinking and planning for the future. Educators and administrators are actively searching for ways to prepare students for...
Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinking

Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinking

Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinkingby Terry HeickAs a culture, we have a thought crisis–namely, a harmful and enduring refusal and/or inability to think well and think critically.This is just an opinion but I hope not a radical one. To clarify why this...
You Have To Create Understanding By Design

You Have To Create Understanding By Design

You Have To Create Understanding By DesignEd note: We’re continuing to go back and share some of Grant’s best and most useful posts. by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic EducationA cardinal principle in aiming at understanding is that understanding requires different...