We developed a taxonomy to provide a schema of prompts that could be used by students and teachers to hone their reflective thinking skills.
One idea for the future of learning? Well-being-focused systems of teaching and learning that emphasize reasoning and cognitive behavior.
With layering meaning, students read that material first, which helps them build background knowledge and learn specialized vocabulary.
Looking to innovate in your classroom? From 3D printing to learning taxonomies, here are 15 new ideas every teacher should try.
Realize that the school year is a marathon, not a series of sprints. You have longer than you think to help students learn.
Make any politician voting on legislation have to qualify for that right to vote by spending a certain number of hours in the classroom.
Here are 20 (mostly) simple things you can do (relatively) quickly to become a better teacher.
I’m not saying any of these ideas are good—or even the least bit viable. Or that they wouldn't be detrimental. I’m just wondering what would happen.
If your child doesn’t read over the summer, they are missing out on the significant role reading can play in personal growth.
From getting feedback from field experts to using project-based learning, here are 12 ideas to make learning more like the 'real world.'
While there are all kinds of great resources necessary to teach and learn through PBL, the genesis of a great project is the idea itself.
Mindmaps allow teachers to gain insight into their students’ thought processes and see the development of their work.
Just like a great teacher can teach anything, a great learner can learn from almost anything--and teachers are first learners.
Short, easy-to-create-and-share video isn't hugely different than writing--useful for assessment, collaboration, reflection, and more.
The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the success of students at all…
Since many boys do not read teacher-privileged literary fiction texts at home, many of them classify themselves as non-readers.