12 Ways To Engage Students In Authentic Learning

12 Ways To Engage Students In Authentic Learning

12 Ways To Engage Students In Authentic Learning Authentic learning experiences are activities or projects that reflect real-world situations, challenges, and contexts. These experiences are designed to engage students in meaningful, hands-on learning that goes beyond...

We’re Now ThoughtStretchers Education!

We’re Now ThoughtStretchers Education!

We're Now ThoughtStretchers Education! by Drew Perkins, Director of ThoughtStretchers Education We're excited to shift gears with a new name and brand from TeachThought PD to ThoughtStretchers Education! We will still offer our wide array of professional learning and...

What Is Genius Hour?

What Is Genius Hour?

What is Genius Hour? Genius Hour, also known as 20% Time or Passion Projects, is an educational approach that encourages students to spend a dedicated portion of their school week working on projects of their own choosing. These projects are driven by students'...

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What Is Social Emotional Learning?

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What Is Project Based Learning?

Project based learning is an instructional approach that revolves around the creation of a product, using inquiry to identify what students need to know and learn in order to do so successfully.

8 Strategies to Boost Critical Thinking

As we strive to prepare our students for an ever-evolving world, prioritizing the cultivation of critical thinking skills is a powerful step toward their success and empowerment.

Four ‘Circuit Breakers’ That Disrupt Student Inquiry

Creating a classroom environment where the stakes for students don’t feel quite so high, especially when exploring sensitive issues, is crucial. It can help them ask better questions and enjoy intellectual “play” in a way that ultimately leads to deeper thinking and more curious exploration of ideas.

PBL Research: A Guide to Project Based Learning

Learn about project based learning and research in education. Discover the benefits of PBL and how to implement it in your classroom. Get insights from the latest research on PBL.

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