Learning Loss: Are We Defining the Problem Correctly?

Learning Loss: Are We Defining the Problem Correctly? By Harvey F. Silver and Jay McTighe Let’s stop trying to “make up the distance” by teaching more content faster and instead use this opportunity to lay strong foundations that will propel our future efforts.  How...

3 Strategies for Promoting Deep Learning Virtually

3 Strategies for Promoting Deep Learning Virtually ASCD EXPRESS  |  December 10, 2020 (Volume 16, Issue 7)  |  By Matthew J. Perini, Harvey F. Silver, and Jay McTighe Learning is learning, whether it occurs in a classroom, at a library, or within a virtual...

Instructional Shifts to Support Deep Learning

Instructional Shifts to Support Deep Learning ASCD Educational Leadership  |  September 2020 (Volume 78, Number 1)  |  By Jay McTighe, Harvey F. Silver  Do you want to promote deep and lasting learning? Of course you do. All educators want their students to learn...

Transform Homework into Home Learning

Transform Homework into Home Learning ASCD EXPRESS  |  August 27, 2020 (Volume 15, Issue 24)  |  By Harvey F. Silver, Matthew J. Perini   Far too often, students view any schoolwork that they need to do at home as an imposition—something to get through, or worse,...

How to Turn Note-Haters into Note-Creators (Window Notes)

McREL Blog  |  June 13, 2019  |  By Matthew J. Perini  →  Imagine asking hundreds of students and adults to share their unfiltered thoughts and feelings about taking notes in school. What do you think you’d get back? It turns out . . . READ...

Making Lessons Memorable: Designing from Two Perspectives

ASCD EXPRESS  |  August 9, 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 23)  |  By Harvey F. Silver, Susan Kreisman  →  What do we want students to learn? What do we want them to remember—tomorrow? Next month? Next year? Clearly, we cannot separate learning from memory. Ensuring that what...