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. 100+ Blooms Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking by TeachThought Staff Ed note: This post was first published in 2013 and updated in December of 2018 Blooms Taxonomys verbsalso know as power verbs or thinking verbsare extraordinarily powerful instructional planning tools. In fact, next to the concept of backward-design and power standards, they are likely the 
. 6 Strategies For Teaching With Blooms Taxonomy by TeachThought Staff Blooms Taxonomy can be a powerful tool to transform teaching and learning. By design, it focuses attention away from content and instruction, and instead emphasizes the cognitive events in the mind of a child.
Stop Saying Learning Styles Dont Work by Terry Heick Two myths I continue to see more and more of over the last couple of years involve learning styles and Depth of Knowledge frameworks. The growing consensus seems to be that each has been proven wrong, and Im not sure where this misunderstanding started but when 
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. The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 143 Talking Finland And The Soul Of Education Drew Perkins talks with Michael J.
. The Definition Of Digital Citizenship by Terry Heick This post was originally published in 2013 and was updated in December of 2018 As more and more students interact digitallywith content, one another, and various communitiesthe concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important. Which begs the question: what is digital citizenship? Well, first citizenship, which is 
. 12 Ideas For Holiday Activities In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff This is sponsored content from education.com.
. This Student Says Project-Based Learning Is The Key To Sustainability by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD It should be no secret that were big fans of project-based learning. Helping schools and teachers grow their practice through PBL is the bulk of the work that we do.
. 9 Ways To Support A Culture Of Wellness In Your School by TeachThought Staff How can you create a culture of wellness in your school or classroom? General wellness is an important concept for leading a healthy life wrapped up in a generic term. What does wellness look like and how can you encourage it 
. 12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education by Terry Heick Ed note: This post was originally published in November of 2012 and has been updated several times, most recently in December of 2018 with updated links, language, and imagery Few artifacts of formal learning are as iconic as the letter grade. What can I do 
. Discussion: What Are Teachers Responsible For? by TeachThought Staff The processes of teaching and learning are an ongoing negotiation between teacher, student, and content. As a culture, we are in the habit of creating expectations for teachers and not students because they're adults and professionals and that's the way the world works.
. Can A Test Measure This? 25 Personality Qualities Not Measured By Tests by Terry Heick Who knew a vertical sliver of paper, stamped with little bubbles and otherwise boringly plain and harmless, could become (lets continue to mix our metaphors) the flash point of school improvement debates worldwide? Its just a test, and the world 
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. 20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning contributed by Laura Reynolds While assessment gets all the press, it is feedback for learning that can transform a students learning. When feedback is predominately negative, studies have shown that it can discourage student effort and achievement (Hattie & Timperley, 2007, Dinham).
. A Game To Help Students Understand The Maker Learning Process by Dr. Jackie Gerstein My background is in experiential education.
. Actors Theatre Offers Grant And Speaker Opportunities At 2019 Humana Festival Of New American Plays from a press release Louisville, KY - Actors Theatre of Louisville announces two opportunities for theatre professionals and new play supporters to participate in the 43rd Humana Festival of New American Plays. Practitioners working in small budget theatres or as freelance artists 
. Help Your Students See Their Gifts: Create A Class Resume contributed by Laurel Schmidt, myedexpert.com Teachers don't get to set the culture of their school, but they do define the world inside the four walls of their classroom.
. 5 Levels Of Student Engagement: A Continuum For Teaching by Terry Heick Years ago, I worked with a school in Kentucky that had adopted Phil Shlechtys Working on the Work framework. The idea behind Shlechtys framework is, in short, to focus on the work that students do, and the systems that produce that work.
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. Discussion: What Are Students Responsible For? by Terry Heick What are you doing to engage the students? How are you making sure they pay attention? What are you doing to make them care? How are you sparking their curiosity? Drawing their attention away from one another? Minimizing distractions? If a classroom was like a living room, 
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. The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Education by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development I recently recorded a podcast that explored differing approaches to the role and importance of knowledge in teaching and learning. In the podcast, the claim by Katharine Birbalsingh was that progressive education has foregone the teaching of knowledge to the 
. 23 Maker Learning Reflection Questions For Thoughtful Students by Dr. Jackie Gerstein & TeachThought Staff To learn from Jackie Gerstein and help begin or improve maker education in your school or classroom, contact TeachThought Professional Development today.