5 Characteristics Of Global Learning

5 Characteristics Of Global Learning

5 Characteristics Of Global Learningby Terry HeickAn increasingly globalized society is putting pressure on education to “globalize.” We’ve talked about the definition of global learning before.This quick post is more about the characteristics of that kind of approach...
How To Work Smarter–Not Harder–As A Teacher

How To Work Smarter–Not Harder–As A Teacher

How To Work Smarter–Not Harder–As A Teacher by Terry Heick Teaching is hard. And because it’s so important, we push ourselves–and are pushed by others–to be as close as we can be to perfect. In public education, defined in terms and...
10 Things I Wish I Knew My First Year Of Teaching

10 Things I Wish I Knew My First Year Of Teaching

by Terry HeickMy first year of teaching was a blur.At the time, it didn’t feel like a blur. It felt a joyous, adrenaline-fueled rush of lessons, meetings, and new relationships. But in hindsight, it was definitely a blur. And now, years later, I can see a few simple...
What Is The Cognitive Load Theory? A Definition For Teachers

What Is The Cognitive Load Theory? A Definition For Teachers

What Is The Cognitive Load Theory? A Definition For Teachers by Terry Heick Preface: I’m (very clearly) not a neurologist. While I often have dedicated a lot of thought and research into things I write, sometimes I write about things in order tounderstand them–or...
Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachersby TeachThought StaffPart of rethinking learning means rethinking the bits and pieces of the learning process–teaching strategies, writing pieces, etc.Which is what makes the following chart from Kathleen Cushman’s Fires...

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