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Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply

Also like a muscle, empathy is easy to forget, particularly when operating in a crisis mode, always putting out fires. As a personal example, my …

Teaching

How to start an empathy revolution: Roman Krznaric at TEDxAthens 2013

How to Find Fulfilling Work

<i>“If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment,”</i> wrote Dostoevsky, <i>“all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.”</i> Indeed, the quest to avoid work and make a living of doing …

Introduction to lovingkindness meditation

The Metta Bhavana is a meditation for developing lovingkindness.<p>“Bhavana” means “cultivation” or “development,” and “Metta” is a word that means …

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.<p>Meditation has helped me to form all …

25 Findings Over 25 Years - InformED

<b>Brain plasticity.</b> Perhaps the most encouraging finding in all of neuroscience is that the brain changes constantly as a result of learning, and …

7 Things Schools Of The Future Will Do Well

<i>7 Things Next Generation Schools Will Do Well by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com</i><p>Seventeen years ago as a new superintendent I was …

Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Affirming Statements

<b>Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The ability to change is among the least-appreciated professional …

A Self-Directed Learning Model For Critical Literacy

<b>A Self-Directed Learning Model For Critical Literacy</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The above is the latest draft of our self-directed learning framework, version …

Finland Phenomenon Documentary Highlights Some of What We Are Missing

Joe D’Aloisio from the GECDSB Middle Years Collaborative Inquiry project had recently recommended that I watch the Finland Phenomenon documentary …

5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom

Model Grit<p>Modeling is a crucial component in teaching skills to students. Many teachers use modeling to teach reading skills, which will be crucial …

Pedagogy

45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators

<b>45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators</b><p>Imagine a world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completion; …

Design

Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

<b>Tips for downloading:</b> PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with …

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

<b>25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area</b><p>Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds …

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century

How can these coexist? How can students be so technologically savvy while also displaying their lack of basic skills for navigating the digital world?<p>…

Pedagogy

The Trouble With Measuring Understanding

<b>The Trouble With Measuring Understanding</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Assessing understanding might be the most complex thing a teacher ever does.<p>Unfortunately, …

Pedagogy

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

<b>37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow</b><p>Remixing the curriculum – compiling resources from a variety of sources such as free online texts, …

Education Technology

Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation

<b>Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>It makes since that learning is also changing–<b>becoming more entrepreneurial</b> than …

100 Search Engines For Academic Research

Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. …

20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning

<b>20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning</b><p>by <b>Laura Reynolds</b><p>While assessment gets all the press, it is <b>feedback for learning</b> that can transform …

KQED

Finland has been hailed for exemplifying the ideal model of a thriving, innovative education system that prioritizes the most important stakeholders: …

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

<b>7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from</i> …

Education Technology