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The Definition Of Mobile Learning

  by Terry Heick What is the definition of mobile learning? For starters, let’s agree that mobile learning is learning based on mobility often through mobile devices like smartphones, iPads, other tablets, and wearable technology. Of course, there’s more to it than that. Years ago, I created a graphic that laid out some of the principles […]

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What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018

What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018 by TeachThought Staff What’s a twitter chat? Where can you see an example of a twitter chat? How do twitter chats work? All good questions. In 2017/2018, social media is undergoing changes in trend and usage–more visual and focused on engagement rather than simple funneling […]

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The Definition Of Combination Learning

The Definition Of Combination Learning by Terry Heick Combination Learning is a new teaching and learning strategy for the 21st century. The definition of Combination Learning is learning through the flexible combination of two or more learning components. This is a new learning strategy developed by TeachThought that responds to the endless possibilities in modern learning […]

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The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction by Terry Heick Differentiation is a simple idea that’s less simple to actuate. Differentiation is a rational approach to meeting the needs of individual learners, but actually making it possible on a daily basis in the classroom can be challenge. In ‘What Differentiation Is–And Is Not: The […]

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The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation

The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation by TeachThought Staff A decent working definition of intrinsic motivation is “motivation that stems directly from an action rather than a reward.” Dr. Richard Ryan and Edward Deci explain in their Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations: Classic Definitions & New Directions. “Intrinsic motivation is defined as the doing of an activity […]

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The Definition Of Global Learning

The Definition Of Global Learning by Terry Heick Globalization. Definitely not a high-interest topic. For every person reading this quick preview, probably 18 more skimmed right past, busy trying to survive right here, right now. This makes sense. Even when it does get attention, it is often bursting with rhetoric and emotion—discussed in tones of […]

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Ep 12: What Are The Different Types Of Assessment?

Ep 12: What Are The Different Types Of Assessment? by TeachThought Staff This is episode 12 of the TeachThought Podcast! In this ‘quick’ episode, Terry Heick reviews different types of assessment (e.g., formative, norm-referenced, etc.), and the defining characteristics of each. Interested in growing with TeachThought Professional Development? Email us at [email protected] Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode […]

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What Is Genius Hour?

What Is Genius Hour? by TeachThought Staff Update: We did a t-shirt campaign of this graphic last year and it sold decently (if 13 t-shirts can be considered ‘decent.’). It’s still available if you wanted a t-shirt with a kind of learning model on it. You know. If you’re into that sort of thing. You […]

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