Educator Voices

The Role Of The Teacher In The Classroom Of The Near Future by Terry Heick Schools, along with libraries and museums, are curators of culture. That is, they survey various (metaphorical) landscapes and separate the stuff the stuff worth saving from the rest. This means that teachers are among the...
What PBL Can Do For Your School–And What It Can’t by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development *Visit our PBL Workshops Page for workshop options on Project-Based Learning. Project-Based Learning is a great way to reach and teach students, but what is often...
For many college students settling into their dorms this month, the path to campus — and paying for college — started long ago. And it likely involved their families. The pressure to send kids to college, coupled with the realities of tuition, has fundamentally changed the experience of being...
By Kendal Rolley Looking around my seventh-grade Language Arts classroom at the start of another school year, I saw the same range of reactions that we are all familiar with as teachers. Some students were obviously eager to get started, returning from the break with a desire to start the year off...
Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: via Apple Podcasts | via Stitcher | via NPROne | via Spotify   “Why is it that we don’t go outside as much as my parents did as children?” This sixth-grader’s question caught teacher Kath Irving off-guard. Inherent in the query is...

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