questions, curiosity

Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions “Students who learn to ask their own questions become more curious, take ownership of their learning, and demonstrate greater comprehension of challenging content. How Nature Inspires Better Design (and What This Means for Students) – John Spencer Help students learn how to observe. When I had to teach about adaptations, I brought in insects, crustaceans, and plants for students to observe. Instead of taking pictures, they had to sketch out Facilitating Student Curiosity: Strategies and Resources – Global Learning – Education Week questions lead to unexpected adventures and a new way of thinking. … Continue reading questions, curiosity

pbl, k12 lab

Seven Ways to Boost Collaboration in P.B.L. – John Spencer Begin With Student Ownership “voice and choice” as one of their key design elements in PBL. If we want students to be truly engaged, we need to move beyond simply engagement and into empowermen… FIRST Tech Challenge | FIRST It’s way more than building robots. FIRST Tech Challenge teams (10+ members, grades 7-12) are challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots to compete in a head-to-head challenge in an… How the Heck Do You Manage a Project-Based Classroom? – A.J. JULIANI PBL requires an action plan. What is going … Continue reading pbl, k12 lab