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A Surprisingly Practical Extended Metaphor About Inequality In The Classroom

A Surprisingly Practical Extended Metaphor About Inequality In The Classroom

As far as the children on Team 1 know, their team has always been in first place. Always the best at this. These children didn’t do anything themselves to earn this, and in fact, some of them aren’t very good at fixing run-on sentences, but their team is so far ahead that it doesn’t matter. They would have to suddenly start losing many, many games in a row before there was any threat of them not being in first place.

What If Great Minds Designed Our Schools?

What If Great Minds Designed Our Schools?

What If Great Minds Designed Our Schools?contributed by Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D, American Institute For Learning & Human Development The long-awaited test results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) are in, and although there’s something...
It’s Time To Think Differently About Homeschooling

It’s Time To Think Differently About Homeschooling

It’s Time To Think Differently About Homeschooling by Terry Heick The widespread impact of COVID-19 on the world is forcing everyone to reconsider–well, everything. While it’s true that not everyone can work from home and learn from home–nor...
How To Make A Student Give Up

How To Make A Student Give Up

How To Make A Student Give Up Terry Heick Years ago (in a post I recently updated), I talked about how to kill a student’s curiosity. I thought maybe I could follow up with some quick thoughts on how to make a student give up should that become useful for...