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12 Ideas That Will Probably Break Education

12 Ideas That Will Probably Break Education

12 Ideas That Will Probably Break Education by Terry Heick As education changes, it depends primarily on internal catalysts for that change. That is, the ‘things’ that change it are on the ‘inside’ of that system itself, most notably data, assessment, PLCs, and...
The Necessity Of Self-Criticism In Education

The Necessity Of Self-Criticism In Education

The Desperate Need For Self-Criticism in Education by Terry Heick To grow, teachers must be able to reflect critically on their own performance. Education is ‘actuated’ by teachers. It makes sense, then, that education should also be able to reflect critically on its...
The Problem With Most School Mission Statements

The Problem With Most School Mission Statements

The Problem With Most School Mission Statements by Terry Heick Read your school mission statement, and tell me what you think. Respond in the comments if you can. Tell me who it seems written by, and for. Well, first come up with some idea in your head what a school...
Want To Change Education? You’d better Have These 6 Things

Want To Change Education? You’d better Have These 6 Things

Want To Change Education? You’d better Have These 6 Thingsby Terry HeickEvery afternoon, after failing to take a nap because I make everything harder than it has to be, I pout down to Starbucks for coffee and a book.Today a teacher I used to work with walked by, and...
Teach Students To Think Irrationally

Teach Students To Think Irrationally

Teach Students To Think Irrationally by Terry Heick The folly of formal learning is a humbling, melancholy thing. As planners, designers, executors, and general caretakers of public and private education systems, we are tasked with the insurmountable: overcome a...