8 Ways Parents Can Support Critical Thinking At Home

8 Ways Parents Can Support Critical Thinking At Home

8 Ways Parents Can Support Critical Thinking At Homeby Lewis Caroll, PhD and TeachThought StaffResearch agrees that the strongest students emerge from homes supportive in the learning process, and below we’ve listed a few ways parents can support students at...
8 Ways To Grow As A Teacher

8 Ways To Grow As A Teacher

8 Ways To Grow As A Teacherby TeachThought StaffYou’ve likely read about something recently that caught your eye.Game-Based Learning. A new app. A comprehensive literacy strategy.And that recognition was probably followed up by something else–a tweet with...
8 Science-Based Strategies For Critical Thinking

8 Science-Based Strategies For Critical Thinking

8 Science-Based Strategies For Critical Thinkingcontributed by Lee Carroll, PhD and Terry HeickScientific argumentation and critical thought are difficult to argue against.However, as qualities and mindsets, they are often the hardest to teach to students. Einstein...
The Paradox Of The Modern Teacher

The Paradox Of The Modern Teacher

The Paradox Of The Modern Teacherby Terry Heick23 propositions in an attempt to etch out the paradox of the modern teacher.Teaching is just a word.As a word, it connotes the distribution of knowledge.Knowledge, as a word, connotes a blend of facts, perspectives, and...
Critically Examining What You Teach

Critically Examining What You Teach

by Grant Wiggins, Ph.DEd 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...