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The Power of Simple Provocation

Urban Safari Please click the hyperlink just above this and take a look at the Powerpoint before reading the rest of this! This Powerpoint was made as part of my daughter’s homework during a unit of inquiry about living things … Continue reading

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Inquiring into learning…

Adapted slightly from a recent post at What Ed Said. Do you focus as much on the process of learning as the content? Do your students reflect as much on how they learn as on what they learn. As a … Continue reading

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One Size Fits All?

flickr image via cameronparkins My school (formerly a sixth to eighth grade middle school,) is now an inquiry-focused, sciences and technology kindergarten to eighth grade school… elements that when put together can also be called my dream job. The school … Continue reading

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Define questions; discover answers…

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein Cross posted from original post at KARE Givers      Traditional school curriculum defines answers and makes up questions. We need curriculum that defines … Continue reading

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As a new school year approaches, I am excited about what my new class will teach me.  I know I will learn as much as they do, especially since I am planning a whole new approach to learning in my … Continue reading

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Making Learning Personal

This little video is part of a series of reflections on the PYP Exhibition and the processes involved. However, it could also be a general reflection on inquiry learning, regardless of curriculum framework.  

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Learning is Contagious, Luckily Dengue Fever Isn’t- The Process of Action in Inquiry

Learning is contagious. Watching my grade 1 class prepare for the annual grade 1 class science fair last week really made me realise how much I love teaching and watching the learning unfold. Yes there were moments of guidance, but … Continue reading

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