Everything You Know About Curriculum May Be Wrong. Really.

Everything You Know About Curriculum May Be Wrong. Really.

Everything You Know About Curriculum May Be Wrong. Really.by Grant WigginsWhat if the earth moves and the sun is at rest? What if gravity is just a special case of space-time? Following both counter-intuitive premises revolutionized science and ushered in the modern...
Students Aren’t Products

Students Aren’t Products

Students Aren’t Productsby Terry HeickNow nearly two decades into the 21st Century, we should have a look around. What you see is 21st Century teaching and learning. This is it.So where are we? In a bit of a funk, mainly in how we see ourselves and what we...
What Is The Taxonomy Of Significant Learning?

What Is The Taxonomy Of Significant Learning?

The Taxonomy Of Significant Learningby Terry HeickThere isn’t a whole lot to the Taxonomy Of Significant Learning, but what’s there is useful to help frame how you design learning experiences for students.As a preface, I should say that I have not been...
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...