Why Do High School History Teachers Lecture So Much?

Why Do High School History Teachers Lecture So Much?

Why Do High School History Teachers Lecture So Much?by Grant Wiggins, Authentic EducationEd 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...
The 6 Facets Of Understanding: A Definition For Teachers

The 6 Facets Of Understanding: A Definition For Teachers

The 6 Facets Of Understanding: A Definition For Teachersby Terry HeickWhat are the 6 Facets of Understanding?Definition: The 6 Facets of Understanding is a non-hierarchical framework for understanding. It is made up of 6 ‘domains’ or ‘facets’...
Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World

Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World

7 Reasons Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The Worldcontributed by Paul MossSometimes, good teachers quit. Teaching is an increasingly demanding job with divergent influences, dynamic sources of innovation, and aging dogma that makes it all a struggle. It can be...
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...