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The More I Lecture, The Less I Know If They Understand

The More I Lecture, The Less I Know If They Understand

The More I Lecture, The Less I Know If They Understand by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education Ed note: On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute...
6 Questions Hattie Didn’t Ask But Could Have

6 Questions Hattie Didn’t Ask But Could Have

6 Questions Hattie Didn’t Ask But Could Haveby Terry HeickIf you’re familiar with John Hattie’s meta-analyses and it hasn’t given you fits, it may be worth a closer look.If you missed it, in 2009, John Hattie released the results of a massive amount of work (work he...
The Importance Of Intrinsic Motivation

The Importance Of Intrinsic Motivation

The Importance Of Intrinsic Motivationby Iain LancasterHere’s a question we don’t think about often enough: “What motivates students to be engaged at school?”The answers to this vary dramatically and can have a huge impact on each and every student.Let’s start with...
Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Rule

Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Rule

Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Ruleby Terry HeickContact TeachThought PD >>I first encountered the “40/40/40 rule” years ago while skimming one of those giant (and indispensable) 400 page Understanding by Design tomes.The question was simple...