3 Modes Of Thinking: Lateral, Divergent & Convergent Thought

3 Modes Of Thinking: Lateral, Divergent & Convergent Thought

3 Modes Of Thinking: Lateral, Divergent & Convergent Thoughtby TeachThought StaffTeachThought is about, more than anything else, human improvement.A core tenet of humanity is our ability to think critically and with imagination and creativity. Therefore, it makes...
8 Things To Look For In Today’s Classroom

8 Things To Look For In Today’s Classroom

8 Things To Look For In Today’s Classroom by TeachThought Staff What are the kinds of things you should look for in today’s classroom? The common response often begins and ends with technology, but as we’ve discussed often, it’s not about the technology. To a point,...
Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

by Terry Heick ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous post A couple of years ago, I developed a kind of self-directed learning model. At the time, I thought of it as a way to support students in understanding how to learn. It was designed...
Integrating The Habits Of Mind In The Classroom

Integrating The Habits Of Mind In The Classroom

16 Strategies For Integrating The Habits of Mind In The Classroomby Terry HeickIn outcomes-based learning environments, we generally see three elements in play: 1) learning objectives or targets are created from given standards; 2) instruction of some kind is given;...
6 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Situation

6 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Situation

6 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Situationby TeachThought StaffWhile it’s true that critical thinking is a foundation rather than a brick, how you build that foundation depends on the learning process itself: exposing students to new thinking and promoting...