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RT @votefortiff: Loved this Grade 4 fractions, percents provocation today-creating next years classes is harder than sounds. #ishcmc

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Inquiring minds

What did dinosaurs eat? When building a homemade go kart, which materials are best? And, can a three-year-old run faster than Usain Bolt?<p>These are …

Teacher appraisal is dead…

<b>Teacher appraisal is dead.</b> We killed it.<b>THE GOAL:</b> Teacher-learners, who…• constantly reflect on and strive to improve their practice<br>• are open to ideas …


Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

Similarly, we want students to be reflective, to ask themselves, "How do I know if I'm on the right track?" or "What could I do next?" Instead of …

Teaching Math to People Who Think They Hate It

A popular Cornell professor tries to help language-arts types learn how to "make math" instead of just studying it.<p>Math has never been my strong suit. I opted out of it at every turn, particularly in college, where I enrolled in linguistics to fulfill my quantitative reasoning requirement. I even …

RT @inquirymaths: Year 7 try to understand a challenging #inquirymaths prompt today - followed by exploration or practice. #mathschat

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …


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Hundreds of videos that activate kids’ bodies and brains

ARTICLE / Philosophy Books for Children

Philosophical picture books that allow children to ask questions and explore a variety of answers are a great way to encourage intellectual inquiry …


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Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery

From a story garden in Cornwall to hexagonal towers in Los Angeles, we look at inventive spaces designed to get children excited about books • School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces


Do you? Great tool for reflecting on practice #inquiry #educhat #aussieED

Any Questions? by Marie-Louise Gay

RT @jasmineshannon0: Personal qualities not measured in tests. #rememberthebigpicture #wholechild #notarace

Students and career aspirations: Infographic

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?<p>Did those aspirations change or stay the same as you got older?

10 Things You Don't Know About Formative Assessment

Assessments come in varied forms, and they’re executed for different purposes. While summative assessments attempt to measure mastery at the end of a …

RT @ewanmcintosh: At @NoTosh we concentrate now just on asking "how" instead of "should" but also on the verb... #smallisb

RT @justintarte: Creating a culture where improvement is based on thinking that we can always be better... via @DavidGeurin #edchat

10 truths about educating kids that are ignored

How many of these truths are you ignoring?<br>Do you agree that these are in fact truths?<br>If I told you they came from Alfie Kohn, would that matter?<br>What …


Learning to reflect in the prep classroom - sentence starters and conversations. #inquiry #kinderchat

Come and get your discovery time planner .... If you dare! #elsternwickprimary #inquiry #aussieED

Encouraging Metacognition for Learning

Is Hope Stronger Than Fear? Inquiry Learning Though The SAMR Model

Kim Pollishuke Reply<p>9:39 AM A+ A-<p><p>On Thursday, May 21st the …

Using Google Tools in Project-Based Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 19, 2015<p>Project-based learning is a dynamic approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire …

Give kids a bank of possible themes @sfrazintcrwp #tcrwp