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Why Every Student Should Be A Nerd

Why Every Student Should Be A Nerd By Terry Heick As a kid, I never thought of myself as a 'nerd.' For one, 'nerd' isn't something you strived to be in the 1980s and 1990s. (Remember the movie "Revenge of the Nerds?) I did…

In Defense Of Absolute Literacy

The Big Picture Of Reading: In Defense Of Absolute Literacy by Terry Heick Literacy, roughly put, is the ability to read and write. Implied in those two skills is the ability to think critically. Otherwise, reading and writing are simply…

The Thing About Homework

The Thing About Homework by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development *this post was originally published at TeachThought PD As schools around the United States get restarted for another year so does the…