Todd H. Gazda

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The Battle of Grunwald

The Teutonic Knights were defeated at the Battle of Grunwald, on July 15th, 1410.<p>Founded in the Holy Land in 1190, the Hospitallers of Saint Mary of …

World History

Why today’s college students don’t want to be teachers

Teacher shortages around the country have been big news in the education world this year, as has Teach For America’s recruitment issues and stories about fewer applicants to some college of education. What’s going on? In this post, Stephen Mucher, who directs the Bard College Master of Arts …

Secret Teacher: WALT, WILF, EBI – we're awash with useless acronyms

At my first ever interview for a teaching post in 1990, I was asked what I knew about the new GCSE qualification.<p>“Ooh. Not much actually,” I admitted.<p>As luck would have it, my future employer also had no idea about how the dependable Ordinary Level differed to the GCSE usurper – apart from the fact …

Teaching

4 Fundamental Problems With Everything You Hear About The Future Of Education

Education conferences are like church. Therefore, I must be devout. I attend at least one education conference a month. And although I do enjoy these gatherings—and I will continue to speak at, participate in, and live tweet these events—I also need to be honest: sometimes they feel more like …

Pedagogy

Teaching Empathy Through Design Thinking

The core principles of design thinking are to empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test. Teaching design thinking can be a powerful way of …