Educator Voices

What Is Genius Hour? by TeachThought Staff Genius Hour is an approach to learning where students are guided by their own interests, background knowledge, and curiosity to learn. From the outside looking in, it is less organized, less formal, and less standardized than traditional...
Kai Humphrey, 9, has been learning from home for more than a year. He badly misses his Washington, D.C., elementary school, along with his friends and the bustle of the classroom. “I will be the first person ever to have every single person in the world as my friend,” he said on a...
Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 contributed by Sanam Edwards, Teacher It’s been more than a year since we shifted to our virtual platform on Teams. Learners have acclimated to technology like fish to water, and it is sometimes educators who must keep stride...
TeachThought University Pre-Launch Survey by Terry Heick In the very near future, I will be soft-launching TeachThought University, an on-demand professional development platform for teachers and I’d love some pre-emptive feedback from you to make it better if you’ve got a few...
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 244 Teaching Different With Inquiry Drew Perkins talks with Dan Fouts, co-founder of Teach Different, about the challenges and potential and promise of teaching through inquiry. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: teachdifferent.com...

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