Kimberly Nidy

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Reframing the Purpose of Education

History teacher Jesse Hagopian from Seattle talks during Education Nation’s Teacher Town Hall about standardized tests and “reframing the purpose of education.”

Bring on the learning revolution!

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

<b>10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom</b><p>By <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>Teachers are incorporating more and more projects into …

Pedagogy

The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning

<b>The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Projects in the classroom are as old as the classroom itself.<p>“Projects” …

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

<b>How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the</b> …

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

Rethinking Grading In A 21st Century Project-Based Learning Environment

<b>Rethinking Grading In A 21st Century Project-Based Learning Environment</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Summary: In Project-Based Learning, achievements can encourage</i> …

3 big shifts

Trying to keep things conceptually simple, I see schools needing to make 3 big shifts:<p><b>From Low-Level Thinking to High-Level Thinking.</b> From an …

How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence? - Inspiration

Our Inspiration phase has concluded – cheers for all of your insights, examples, stories and comments. Check out the goodness and head over to the …

KQED

<i>The following is an excerpt from Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave, by Barnett Berry and Ann Byrd, and Alan Wieder. This</i> …

KQED

The leaders of a school or school district play a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers. And when it comes to trying new …

KQED

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center reviewed five national surveys that polled K-12 classroom teachers about their practices and uses of technology. The …

KQED

Educators around the world are making a special effort to connect with one another around resources and collaborative opportunities during October, …

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

• Twitter retains its no 1 position for the 5th year running<br>• Google Drive/Docs moves up to #2.<br>• PowerPoint moves up to #5.<br>• Evernote moves into the top 10 …