Great Teaching Means Letting Go

Great Teaching Means Letting Go by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education My greatest learning as a teacher came on the soccer field. We had been working for a few weeks on the same key ‘moves’ on the field related to…

Is This Cheating?

by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education Cheating or not? As the school year ends and many of you have student papers due, here’s an ethical challenge related to such assignments, put to the New York TimesEthicist last Sunday:…

Where Essential Questions Come From

Where Essential Questions Come From by Grant Wiggins, Ph.D, Authentic Education “I didn’t know they could think!” an excited high school principal blurted out. The principal was reacting to what he had just witnessed: his 9th grade…