7 Best Articles on Teaching
The most useful articles on teaching from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Teaching Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on teaching by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- The Feynman Technique 2.0: How to Take Learning to the Next Level
- What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching?
- Feynman Technique
- The Collapse Of American Teaching
- 14 Effective Teaching Strategies For Inquiry-Based Learning
What is ...?
New to #teaching? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching?
Here's what it means to be a culturally responsive teacher and where critical race theory ties in—or not.
«While more than half of public school students are students of color, most schools are organized around the mainstream culture of white Americans. The culture that many students experience at home and in their communities is not always represented at school—or is represented in a stereotypical way.»
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Feynman Technique (coined after techniques used by physicist Richard Feynman) mental model allows one to learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms.
The Feynman Technique 2.0: How to Take Learning to the Next Level
A deep dive into the Feynman Technique, a method designed to learn through teaching. How can we upgrade it with a few teaching principles?
«This distinguishes it from a static memorisation of facts. That being said, there’s still room for improvement. The Feynman Technique 2.0»
The Collapse Of American Teaching
Teachers all over the country describe problems that touch every aspect of our culture and society, from technology dependence to stats-obsessed bureaucracy to a post-COVID behavior crisis.
It’s easy to do (if you know how to do it)
This is the dilemma that every game designer, form creator and teacher faces. Writing an instruction manual, doing a survey, creating a map–they’re all difficult tasks because of the tr…
14 Effective Teaching Strategies For Inquiry-Based Learning
One obvious way to promote inquiry learning in your classroom is to design lessons and units that benefit from, promote, or require it.
«“children want to understand the world around them, and naturally reveal their interests by asking questions – sometimes even too many questions! As educators, we may feel pressure to keep going with our intended lesson plan or to get to our ‘point.’”»
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After 100 Years of the Same Teaching Model It’s Time to Throw Out the Playbook
In looking back at my parents’ education in the 1950s and 60s, and my own education in the 1990s and 2000s, I worry sometimes that despite the huge advances that we’ve seen in technolog…
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