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4 Essential Rules Of 21st-Century Learning

4 Essential Rules Of 21st-Century Learning

4 Essential Rules Of 21st Century Learningcontributed by Jennifer Rita NicholsThe term “21st century” has become an integral part of educational thinking and planning for the future. Educators and administrators are actively searching for ways to prepare students for...
Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinking

Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinking

Correcting The Deficit In Critical Thinkingby Terry HeickAs a culture, we have a thought crisis–namely, a harmful and enduring refusal and/or inability to think well and think critically.This is just an opinion but I hope not a radical one. To clarify why this...
You Have To Create Understanding By Design

You Have To Create Understanding By Design

You Have To Create Understanding By Design by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, 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 his...
Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thing

Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thing

Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thingby Terry HeickBeing wrong is only ‘bad’ if the consequences of that ‘wrong’ outweigh the benefits (and potential future benefits) of becoming right.David Deutsch wrote about this idea over on Nautilus a few years ago, but I saw...
Thinking About A Lack Of Thinking

Thinking About A Lack Of Thinking

by Grant Wiggins, Ph.D, 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 his content to our site. Occasionally, we are...
12 Principles Of Modern Learning

12 Principles Of Modern Learning

12 Principles Of Modern Learningby TeachThought StaffWhat are the principles of modern learning?Well, that depends on how you define ‘learning’ and what you’d consider ‘modern.’ Richard Olsen  put together this useful visual way, way back...