A Road Map To Becoming A Better Teacher

A Road Map To Becoming A Better Teacher

Prioritize, Practice, Refine And Reflect: A Road Map To Becoming A Better Teacher by Terry Heick Becoming a better teacher is not much different than becoming a better artist or farmer or architect or engineer. Most broadly, improvement in teaching can be reduced to a...
The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum Of Choice

The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum Of Choice

The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum of Choice What is the difference between a teacher-centered and learner-driven classroom? We’ve taken a look at examples of student-centered teaching before. It’s both a subtle (in theory) and dramatic (in function) shift...
10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroomby Mike AcedoMany of us can recall instances in our lives where we found ourselves idly sitting in a classroom, eyes glazed over, half listening to our teacher as they lectured in front of the room.These scenes are all too...
11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth

11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth

11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growthby Saga Briggs, opencolleges.edu.auThere’s a certain class of mistakes that all educators can eliminate with conscious effort, and in this post we outline 11 of them. They range from habits of practice to habits of...
Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience

Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience

By Dr. Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed.The neuroscience of how the brain learns and what influences the most successful brain acquisition and application of learning should be included in all teacher education programs.Teachers need to be prepared with foundational knowledge...
What Teachers Can Change

What Teachers Can Change

What Teachers Can Changeby Terry HeickJohn Hattie’s Visible Learning meta-analyses is can’t-miss reading on teaching and learning.In the book, Hattie extracts data from over 50,000 studies in an attempt to uncover what the data says works. In that way, he isn’t going...