Quote of the Day

“When you’re a professor, it’s possible to go long stretches of time without knowing what’s going on in the heads of learners. When you’re lecturing all the time and never hearing from students, you have no sense of how transfer or misconception deficits are accumulating.” – Grant Wiggins, Understanding Understanding*, 3/26/2012 * HUID login required…

Quote of the Day

“Understanding is remembering in disguise. To get a student to understand, a teacher must ensure that the right ideas from the student’s long-term memory are pulled up…”. – Grant Wiggins, Understanding Understanding*, 3/26/2012 * HUID login required to view lecture video

Quote of the Day

“‘Understanding’ is looking at the vast array of outcomes and saying — that’s what we want students to get/know/do.” – Grant Wiggins, Understanding Understanding*, 3/26/2012 * HUID login required to view lecture video

Quote of the Day

“No matter what your course goals, you’re looking at competent understanding, not prompted academic responses. This is what all schooling should be about.” – Grant Wiggins, Understanding Understanding*, 3/26/2012 * HUID login required to view lecture video

Quote of the Day

“What is ‘understanding’ as a goal, and what does it demand of assessment and instruction? How can we achieve understanding (and other key educational goals) by design rather than by good fortune?” – Grant Wiggins, Understanding Understanding*, 3/26/2012 * HUID login required to view lecture video