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The Impact Of A Teacher That Mentors

The Impact Of A Teacher That Mentors

Ed 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 re-share his most...
What I Learned By Doing What I Ask Students To Do

What I Learned By Doing What I Ask Students To Do

Teachers Shadowing Students: What I Learned By Doing What I Ask Students To Do Ed 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...
The Assimilation vs Accommodation Of Knowledge

The Assimilation vs Accommodation Of Knowledge

The Assimilation vs Accommodation Of Knowledge by Terry Heick Learning is a natural response to encountering something new. Within Jean Piaget’s theories on cognitive development are some interesting ideas on how children process knowledge. Piaget was interested in...
The Role Of The Teacher In The Near-Future Classroom

The Role Of The Teacher In The Near-Future Classroom

The Role Of The Teacher In The Classroom Of The Near Futureby Terry HeickSchools, along with libraries and museums, are curators of culture.That is, they survey various (metaphorical) landscapes and separate the stuff the stuff worth saving from the rest. This means...