Using Authentic Audience In PBL To Unlock Critical Thinking by Drew Perkins, TeachThought PD The TeachThought PBL model includes 5 ‘levers for quality’ that we rely on as we guide educators through the project design process in our workshops and coaching. They’re all important and work together to impact and elevate deeper thinking and learning.
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What Is Genius Hour? by TeachThought Staff Genius hour is an approach to learning where students are guided by their own interests, background knowledge, and curiosity to learn. From the outside looking in, it is less organized, less formal, and less standardized than traditional learning. Genius hour is truly ‘open-ended’ learning characterized by student self-direction,
Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 contributed by Sanam Edwards, Teacher It’s been more than a year since we shifted to our virtual platform on Teams. Learners have acclimated to technology like fish to water, and it is sometimes educators who must keep stride with their hunger for new tech tools. We experienced
TeachThought University Pre-Launch Survey by Terry Heick In the very near future, I will be soft-launching TeachThought University, an on-demand professional development platform for teachers and I’d love some pre-emptive feedback from you to make it better if you’ve got a few minutes. To help inform the design, we need some quick feedback from you.
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 244 Teaching Different With Inquiry Drew Perkins talks with Dan Fouts, co-founder of Teach Different, about the challenges and potential and promise of teaching through inquiry. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music for subscribers! Thank You
image attribution flickr user Tulane Public Relations What Is A Gap Year? The Pros And Cons For Students contributed by Kristen Goodmen After more than a decade in K-12 education, imagine having a whole year to do what you want whenever you want? What would you do? Sixty percent of college students every year discover
Maximizing Student Engagement With The XP-PEN And Microsoft Education Apps contributed by XP-PEN Graphics Tablets This post is sponsored by XP-Pen, manufacturers of a range of drawing tablets for artists, students, and other creative professionals. They have tutorials and eLearning resources for teachers here and are also Chromebook-compatible. You can read more about our affiliate