The Big Problem With Teaching

The Big Problem With Teaching

The Big Problem With Teaching by Terry Heick The typical approach to modern, K-12 pedagogy is to clarify a learning target, plan a learning experience that seems well-suited to ‘cause’ understanding of that target, and then assess student mastery of that target. Put...
20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching by TeachThought Staff What makes an effective teacher? Or more specifically, what observable characteristics might you see and hear? The University of Minnesota offered some observable characteristics of effective...
How A Good Teacher Becomes Great

How A Good Teacher Becomes Great

How A Good Teacher Becomes Great by Terry Heick Good teachers are amazing–and rare. The ignorance of the Those who can’t, teach mantra is frightening–being a good teacher is an incredible challenge to achieve consistently. Good teachers use data to drive...
15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow

15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow

15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow by Terry Heick How should you start class tomorrow? You love teaching, your love your classroom, you love your students (most of them), but you’re tired. This doesn’t mean you’re not willing to work, but it makes the...
10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network by TeachThought Staff What’s a professional learning network? According to Marc-André Lalande,  “a Personal Learning Network is a way of describing the group of people that you connect with to learn...

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