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...
The Point Of School Isn’t To Get Good At School

The Point Of School Isn’t To Get Good At School

The Point Of School Isn’t To Get Good At School by Grant Wiggins GROW >> contact TeachThought PD 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...
Create A Curriculum That Questions The Purpose Of Knowledge

Create A Curriculum That Questions The Purpose Of Knowledge

“Curriculum that questions the purpose of knowledge.”by Terry HeickLooking to grow your school? Contact TeachThought PDIn our recent post, Education’s Curious Fascination With Uniformity, reader James Foss left a useful comment that had within it an interesting...
The First Step In Teaching Students To Think For Themselves

The First Step In Teaching Students To Think For Themselves

The First Step In Teaching Students To Think For Themselves by Terry Heick Grow with >> TeachThought PD Workshops The first step in helping students think for themselves just might be to help them see who they are and where they are. If we truly want students to...
25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently

25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently

25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently by Julie DuNeen, Sketch Note Via Janet Hamilton If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely you will hear...