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...
Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?

Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?

Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist? by TeachThought Staff Be creative. Curious. Seek questions. Develop ideas. Play. These ideas are familiar to modern educators, as they represent a kind of polar opposite to the standardized and industrialized form...
25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education by Terry Heick There’s a lot of misunderstanding in education, and that makes sense because it’s an ‘industry’ with tremendous external pressure to change but an extraordinary kind of inertia...
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.,...

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