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The Definition Of Digital Citizenship

The Definition Of Digital Citizenship by Terry Heick This post was originally published in 2013 and was updated in December of 2018 As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important. Which begs the question: what is digital citizenship? Well, first citizenship, which is …

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The Difference Between Assessment Of Learning And Assessment For Learning

The Difference Between Assessment Of Learning And Assessment For Learning by Terry Heick What is the difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning? It boils down to purpose. In 50 Ways To Measure Understanding, I talked about the purpose of assessment: Is the assessment for the teacher or the student? If you’re not …

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What Differentiated Instruction Is–And Is Not

What Differentiation Is–And Is Not: The Definition Of Differentiation by TeachThought Staff For teacher’s and administrators, a useful definition of differentiated instruction is “adapting content, process, or product” according to a specific student’s “readiness, interest, and learning profile.” It can be first that of as a matter of contrast–“differences.” This student needs something different than that in …

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A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined  by TeachThought Staff Communication depends on a common language. In any field, knowing what a colleague means when they use a term or phrase is the difference between talking about ideas and exchanging ideas. So the following list of public education terms is useful not so much for …

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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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