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What PBL Can Do For Your School. What PBL Can Do For Your School–And What It Can’t by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development.

What PBL Can Do For Your School

Geniushour - Resources & Documents. The Research Behind Choice and Inquiry-Based Education - A.J. JULIANI. Updated: I’ve updated this post and page since publishing my most recent book about student choice.

The Research Behind Choice and Inquiry-Based Education - A.J. JULIANI

Powerful Learning: Studies Show Deep Understanding Derives from Collaborative Methods. Image credit: Thomas Reis Today's students will enter a job market that values skills and abilities far different from the traditional workplace talents that so ably served their parents and grandparents.

Powerful Learning: Studies Show Deep Understanding Derives from Collaborative Methods

They must be able to crisply collect, synthesize, and analyze information, then conduct targeted research and work with others to employ that newfound knowledge. The Keys to Inquiry: Introduction. "We learn best when we learn from our own experiences.

The Keys to Inquiry: Introduction

" "Children need to be active learners, seeking answers to questions that they care about. "" Passion Based Learning: Genius Hour. Genius Hour by Design “Know when to memorize.

Passion Based Learning: Genius Hour

Know when to mesmerize!” –Peter Skillen Genius Hour is centered on a wonder question or passion which students would like to explore. Similarly, the focus of a constructivist learning environment is the question, problem or project that students try to solve (Jonassen, 1999). Genius hour's constructivist design allows for authentic learning environments which can be motivating for students. How should education be designed to meet the needs of diverse learners in the 21st century?

First – We must maintain student interest by helping them see how what they are learning prepares them for life in the real world. (What is 21st century education, 2008). As teachers get overwhelmed with new resources, activities and assessment tools it becomes difficult to keep up with the newest trend in teaching. Com-Passion Based Learning - The Next Step. "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink" Education needs to change!!!

Com-Passion Based Learning - The Next Step

We are no longer in the Industrial Age. Our students are disengaged and unconcerned. Assessing Depth of Knowledge with Recap – Recap. Start With Why - Simon Sinek TED talk. FOUNDATIONS Vol. 2: An Introduction to Inquiry - Table of Contents. What Is Inquiry? Read Article in Spanish Inquiry is a dynamic process of being open to wonder and puzzlement and coming to know and understand the world.

What Is Inquiry?

As such, it is a stance that pervades all aspects of life and is essential to the way in which knowledge is created. Inquiry is based on the belief that understanding is constructed in the process of people working and conversing together as they pose and solve the problems, make discoveries and rigorously testing the discoveries that arise in the course of shared activity. Misconception Alert “Inquiry is not a “method” of doing science, history, or any other subject, in which the obligatory first stage in a fixed, linear sequence is that of students each formulating questions to investigate.

Rather, it is an approach to the chosen themes and topics in which the posing of real questions is positively encouraged, whenever they occur and by whoever they are asked. Inquiry is a study into a worthy question, issue, problem or idea. Rubric. FLIP handout FNL Web. B-SLIM: Assessment & Eval. Looking for Strategies and Activities?

B-SLIM: Assessment & Eval

Click Here! Ashoka's Youth Venture. Project Based Learning. Fuel Creativity in the Classroom With Divergent Thinking. Recently, I showed a group of students in my high school art class a film called Ma Vie En Rose (My Life in Pink), about a seven-year-old boy named Ludovic who identifies as female.

Fuel Creativity in the Classroom With Divergent Thinking

Ludovic has an active imagination, but is bullied by both adults and other kids who are unnerved by his desire to wear dresses and play with dolls. The film challenged my students to broaden their understanding of gender and identity and led to a discussion about ways in which our imaginations are limited when we are forced to be who we are not. It also reminded me of other examples in which character is forced to choose an identity, such as the movie Divergent, based on the popular trilogy of novels by Veronica Roth. In Divergent, a dystopian future society has been divided into five factions based on perceived virtues. CBS_CollaborativeInquiry.pdf. Gary King sur Twitter : "Challenge & Engagement through effective questioning in lessons, it doesn't have to be a repetitive task:

TeachThought on Twitter: "Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions via @jackiegerstein" Marble Tsunami marble run machine: 11,000 marbles. This water slide is a tunnel of LED rainbow effects At an indoor water park in Bremerhaven, Germany, this black hole water slide tunnel is decorated with LED rainbows, dot patterns, and shooting lights, filmed by TubeRides1, a YouTube channel dedicated exclusively to w...

Marble Tsunami marble run machine: 11,000 marbles

Bicycle rush hour in Utrecht, the Netherlands’ fourth largest city In the center of Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 330,772 in 2014, "up to 50% of all journeys take place in the saddle" for school, work, seeing friends, errands, shopping, or ... The Netherlands: Working Windmills How can the physics and engineering of wind and water change a country? Zoo (1961) by Bert Haanstra Zoo (1961), filmed at Artis Royal Zoo in Amsterdam by Dutch documentary film maker Bert Haanstra. A compilation of Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests Set to Gustav Mahler's symphony number 5, watch this recently released compilation video of Dutch artist Theo Jansen's wind-fueled kinetic sculptures. 10-Principles-Of-Genius-Hour-24nys8z.

The Global One-Room Schoolhouse: John Seely Brown (Highlights from his "Entrepreneurial Learner" Keynote at DML2012) on Vimeo. FINAL%20Growth%20Mindset%20Lesson%20Plan%20(April%202015).pdf.