Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning by Terry Heick This post has been updated and republished from a 2013 post by Terry Heick Teachers often wrestle with two big questions: How do people learn, and how can they do it better in a constantly evolving context? In pursuit, the theme of ’21st-century … Read more

4 Ways Personalized Learning Could Change Teaching

4 Ways Personalized Learning Could Change Teaching contributed by Jennifer Jones PhD, Educational Entrepreneur and Founder of Green Ivy Schools This post has been updated and republished Increasingly, teachers at the high school and middle school levels (and perhaps even elementary school) will be hearing the term ‘personalized learning.’ And as with so many terms … Read more

The Big Picture: 8 Ways To Future-Proof Your Teaching

by Terry Heick It’s pretty clear–and frustrating–that in lieu of the incredible effort and expertise of teachers, and billions of dollars spent by departments of education globally, that our collective education landscape is decidedly mediocre. And everyone has an opinion on how to fix it–opinions that swing swiftly from one extreme to another. The kids … Read more

8 Future Domains: A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy

Social Pulse by Terry Heick This has been updated and republished How have teaching and learning changed? What is ‘modern pedagogy’? What are its factors and characteristics and domains? Aside from the sheer persistence of social media to modern themes of social justice, to added pressure on teachers for data-based improvements, and a persistent call … Read more

How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum

How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum  contributed by Thom Markham, Educator This post has been updated and republished It’s a cliché to say that change comes too rapidly now for us to keep up, but clichés exist for one good reason: They’re often true. In the case of education—an industry that claims to focus on … Read more

Knowledge Demands Change Faster Than Every Other Part Of Education

by Terry Heick This post has been updated from its original publication in 2016 Increasingly, the idea of computer coding is being pushed to the forefront of things. In movies, on the news, and other digital avatars of ourselves, coders are increasingly here. In Hollywood, computer coders are characterized as aloof and spectacle geniuses in green … Read more

4 Characteristics Of Critical Digital Pedagogy

4 Characteristics Of Critical Digital Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff “Pedagogy is not just a delivery device for the digital humanities. It should be at the core of what the digital humanities is as an academic discipline.” Jesse Stommel is an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and this idea has a lot to it. … Read more