The Future Of Learning

The future of learning: squint a little, and it’s not so hard to imagine.

5 Ways Any School Can Be A 21st Century School

5 Ways Any School Can Be A 21st Century School by Terry Heick It’s nearly 2018, and the world is a weird place. This is a world where Ubers have replaced taxi cabs and Elon Musk is drilling underneath Los Angeles to reduce traffic congestion. A world where a President tweets threats of nuclear holocaust […]

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Updating The Gears Of Education

Updating The Gears Of Education  by Terry Heick I. Education is both industrial and fundamental; the product of engineering and affection. II. This makes it a human process, full of incredible complexity that mirrors that complexity inside each of us. This, in turn, requires a response that is equally complex and decidedly clever. III. In […]

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How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

Updating Your Pedagogy: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher by Terry Heick ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2015 article It’s tempting to say that no matter how much technology pushes on education, every teacher will always need to know iconic teacher practices like assessment, curriculum design, classroom management, […]

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World by Terry Heick ed note: this has been updated from a previous post It could be argued—and probably argued well—that what a student fundamentally needs to know today isn’t much different than what Tom Sawyer or Joan of Arc or Alexander the Great needed to […]

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As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too

As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too by Terry Heick Increasingly, the idea of computer coding is coming up in discussions about the classroom. This usually happens in the context of “21st century learning,” because, well, coding sounds like an exceptionally modern thing to do. In Hollywood, computer coders are characterized as aloof and […]

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5 Priorities For Transformative Schools

5 Priorities For Transformative Schools This post has been republished from a previous post by Thom Markham Imagine this scenario. All 50 states approve the Common Core State Standards and, in an unprecedented burst of transnational cooperation, 50 other countries adopt the same standards. Miraculously, the world now operates according to a single set of learning […]

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8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century by Terry Heick We recently offered a definition of project-based learning, and looked at keys to designing Project-Based Learning. We also have looked at the difference between “doing projects” and project-based learning, various project-based learning resources, project-based learning apps, and offered ways for using an iPad in Project-Based […]

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5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools

by Iain Lancaster ed note: this has been republished from a previous post We’ve come to accept that just about the only thing that seems to be constant in this day and age is change. But we sometimes don’t spend enough time thinking about how to manage change. Here are some things to have in […]

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