Thursday, November 17, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Nathan chose to study cars for his innovation project. He researched questions he had about cars. He was proud that he found 25 facts. He used his research to make a PowerPoint and shared with this with his classmates using Edmodo. Last Nathan built a model car out of Legos. Nathan learned that it is hard to find facts, but he also learned that he has a strength in building with Legos.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
I have added a new component to GATE. Each morning we watch a video or view a website and then write 5 questions. Students need to develop curiosity and the skills of questioning to be a 21st century learner. This blog post is a good summary of why this change is good for students.Cultivating Curiosity by Deliberately Teaching Students How to Ask Questions