What Is Confirmation Bias?

What Is Confirmation Bias?

Confirmation Bias Really Kills Thinking by Terry Heick What is confirmation bias? Broadly speaking, confirmation bias is the tendency of people to overvalue data that supports their own beliefs. It usually works something like this. Whether based on a fear (e.g.,...
As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too

As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too

As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too by Terry Heick Increasingly, the idea of computer coding is coming up in discussions about the classroom. This usually happens in the context of ‘21st-century learning,’ because, well, coding sounds like an...
4 Key Takeaways From “What School Could Be”

4 Key Takeaways From “What School Could Be”

4 Key Takeaways From “What School Could Be” by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD I first met Ted Dintersmith a few years ago in a meeting in downtown Louisville, KY (TeachThought is located in Louisville) to which I was invited to discuss...
3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student

3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student

3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st-Century Student by TeachThought Staff Thinking in the 21st century is just different. That doesn’t mean we’re all suddenly omnipotent cyborgs, nor does it mean we’ve all become mindless social media addicts that spend...
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