Tag Archives: Inquiry

10 Compelling Issues to Catapult Student Writers

Writing, like any activity, takes practice to get better. But writing, unlike reading or math, is often neglected in schools for various reasons. Educators find the teaching of writing difficult and many times don’t know where to start. This unfortunate … Continue reading

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Improving Questioning in Your Classroom: Supporting AIW (Authentic Intellectual Work), Disciplined Inquiry

A common misnomer in teacher preparation is the assumption and overestimation of  ability to formulate questions that demand student thinking at higher-levels. Many educators unknowingly pepper their assignments and classroom discussions with low-level questions requiring little analysis or support when … Continue reading

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Authentic Intellectual Work: Technology Use to Amplify Construction of Knowledge

AIW: Technology Use within the AIW Framework               Post #2 A subsequent post in relation to Promoting AIW … Criteria 1: Construction of Knowledge A focus on cognitive complexity, teaching for understanding, which in … Continue reading

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