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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World by Terry Heick It could be argued—and probably argued well—that what a student fundamentally needs to know today isn’t much different than what Tom Sawyer or Joan of Arc or Alexander the Great needed to know. Communication. Resourcefulness. Creativity. Persistence. How true this turns out

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 225 Trauma-Proofing Our Schools –

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 225 Trauma-Proofing Our Schools Drew Perkins talks with Maggie Kline, about her new book “Brain-Changing Strategies to Trauma-Proof Our Schools”. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music for subscribers! Thank You For Listening! Thanks so much for

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different by Terry Heick This post was one of our earliest posts from Terry Heick in very early 2012. It has now been updated and republished. In an era dominated by constant information and the desire to be social, should the tone of thinking for students be different? After

What Is Google Science Journal?

What Is Google Science Journal? by TeachThought Staff In short, Google Science Journal is a cloud-based platform for K-12 science education. In Google’s own words, Science Journal ‘transforms your device into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries.’

Create A Curriculum That Questions The Purpose Of Knowledge

“Curriculum that questions the purpose of knowledge.” by Terry Heick In our recent post, Education’s Curious Fascination With Uniformity, reader James Foss left a useful comment that had within it an interesting concept–the “purpose of knowledge.” “Is it the standards that dictate curriculum or assessment practices that dictate pedagogy? It is possible the current standardized

The Underlying Assumptions Of A Curriculum

The Underlying Assumptions Of A Curriculum by Terry Heick There are ideas and then there are ideas between ideas. That is, the spaces between ideas can be pregnant with ideas of their own in the same way that there are stars and then there are spaces between the stars. And these spaces matter because they’re

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 226 Parsing The Fragility Of Modern Education –

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 226 Parsing The Fragility Of Modern Education Drew Perkins talks with cognitive developmental and evolutionary psychologist David C. Geary about his recent article in Quillette, The Fragility of Modern Education in the Time of COVID-19. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also