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How The Lesson Study Approach Can Improve Your Teaching

How The Lesson Study Approach Can Improve Your Teaching

How The Lesson Study Approach Can Improve Your Teaching contributed by Vicki Collet Making teaching a shared and public practice supports improved instruction. When teachers have opportunities for collaboration, reflection, and inquiry, they “can find better ways to...
The Selflessness Of Pedagogy: What Every Teacher Gives

The Selflessness Of Pedagogy: What Every Teacher Gives

The Selflessness Of Pedagogy: What Every Teacher Gives by Terry Heick It’s better to give than to receive–something that holds true for gift-giving and education. In fact, the act of giving isn’t just a matter of ultimately receiving more, or even an...
4 Strategies To Recharge Your Teaching

4 Strategies To Recharge Your Teaching

4 Strategies To Recharge Your Teaching by TeachThought Staff The last month of teaching was quite hard for me. I found myself becoming increasingly frustrated in the classroom, less tolerant, less friendly, and worst of all, sarcastic. As a result, I became utterly...
50 Examples Of Analogies For Critical Thinking

50 Examples Of Analogies For Critical Thinking

50 Examples Of Analogies For Critical Thinking by Terry Heick In our guide to teaching with analogies, we offered ideas, definitions, categories, and examples of analogies. This post is a more specific version of that article where we focus specifically on types and...
How To Add Rigor To Anything

How To Add Rigor To Anything

How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment by Terry Heick Rigor is a fundamental piece of any learning experience. It is also among the most troublesome due to its subjectivity. What does it mean? What are its characteristics? Rigorous for whom? And more...
Designing Curriculum That Teachers Will Actually Use

Designing Curriculum That Teachers Will Actually Use

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 going to go back and re-share his most...