QFT, books for boys, horizontal history

Question Formulation Technique (QFT) – Having students ask the questions to guide their learning is a great way to encourage kids to take responsibility for their own learning.

Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions
The skill of question asking is far too rarely deliberately taught in school. We have worked with and learned from educators to develop a…
The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) for Summative Assessment – YouTube
Joshua Beer’s students in his 8th grade class in a rural New Hampshire community do brilliant work working with this Question Focus as…
The “Three Good Things Exercise” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
Determining the “why” of the event is the most important part of the exercise, and can open up your mind to ways you can increase the…
25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning –
enjoyable exercises in strategy, tactics, and problem-solving thought. So below we’ve collected 25 of these critical thinking apps. Mos…
Science Underground by Ainissa Ramirez of Science Underground on iTunes
Science Underground By Ainissa Ramirez – Science Underground is a two-minute podcast hosted by TED speaker and scientist Ainissa Ramirez….
Science Underground | Science Podcasts | Science Radio Shows | Science Media | Home
short podcasts about science. Ainissa is best-known as one of the world’s foremost science communicators—a “science evangelist,”…
The Best Ways For Students To Create Online Animations | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
create short online animations is a great benefit the Web provides. Students can work individually or in a group very methodically by mak…
“If giving points is the only way to motivate a student…” –
to complete an assignment, perhaps we should look more closely at the assignment. “Don’t grade practice. Give feedback. And most w…
Books for Boys – Recommended by Librarians
annotated reading list of recommended books for boys
Horizontal History – Wait But Why
one of the rare elements of history that’s indisputably black-and-white—who happened when. we need to get the basic timeline and char…
DESIGN SQUAD NATION . Build | PBS KIDS GO!
Touchdown challenge
Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. In this challenge, kids follow the engin…
Innovation Education Resources | NASA
NASA’s education specialists have developed themed units of NASA content – specific, hands-on, problem-based activities – designed to…
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