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Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions

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Having essential questions drive curriculum and learning has become core to many educators' instructional practices.  Grant Wiggins, in his work on Understanding By Design, describes an essential q...
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ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS provides practical advice for teachers on not only how to style questions that stimulate thought, provoke inquiry, and spark more questions, but how to transform instructional...
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That's right, I enjoyed marking them

That's right, I enjoyed marking them | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
I have been playing around with essential questions in several of my classes for some time. As well, I have been thinking hard and long about assessment and trying out a variety of ways to keep the...
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Infographic of Ideals THE BIG IDEAS and ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS ...

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This Infographic of Ideals THE BIG IDEAS and ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS WORKSHEET identify with idealsystem.am subject with idealshield.com discussion as well as ideals topic plus idealshape shake area of interest as ...
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Measurement Lesson Plan: Crafting Essential Questions Lesson ...

Measurement Lesson Plan: Crafting Essential Questions Lesson ... | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Crafting Essential Questions Lesson Plan Documentary. Measurement lesson plan[|]http://www.ydae.purdue.edu/lct/hbcu/documents/eqtraining.ppt[|]recurs throughout all our lives; refers to core ideas & inquiries within a discipline; helps ...
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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom.
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2nd Grade GO MATH - Essential Questions FREEBIE

2nd Grade GO MATH - Essential Questions FREEBIE | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
2nd Grade GO MATH - Essential Questions FREEBIE. I am piloting GO Math this year! I absolutely love it, but I REALLY have to think and step up my game after teaching Saxon Math for 15+ years! I made these posters to help ...
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Get to Know Your Students by Asking These 11 Essential Questions

Get to Know Your Students by Asking These 11 Essential Questions | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
You can quickly learn more about your ESL students by asking them the right questions. Unsurprisingly, your vocabulary matters mo (Get to know your students by asking these 11 essential questions.
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The Twelve Essential Questions Of Story

The Twelve Essential Questions Of Story | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
For those fellow scribes who enjoy delving into the deepest layers of storytelling, visit our friends at Dramatica. They have condensed their knowledge into a handy tome called Dramaticapedia. Ask ...
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A new Honolulu charter school teaches sustainability - HONOLULUMagazine.com

A new Honolulu charter school teaches sustainability - HONOLULUMagazine.com | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
A new Honolulu charter school teaches sustainability HONOLULUMagazine.com Many students spend much of their school day behind a desk listening to the teacher lecture, but for the sixth- and seventh-graders at the School for Examining Essential...
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Essential questions - NSTA Blog

Essential questions - NSTA Blog | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Basically, whether you use the term essential questions, big ideas, key understandings, or themes, the purpose is to focus student learning on important concepts that unite and underlie the lessons or chapters in a unit or ...
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Reflections on Leadership: Using Twitter to support schoolwide essential questions

Reflections on Leadership: Using Twitter to support schoolwide essential questions | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Using Twitter to support school wide essential questions http://t.co/mirpb8HcXu
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The Art of the Question - The Educator's Room

The Art of the Question - The Educator's Room | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
In an ever changing educational field, we have one tool in our belts that spans all geography, all ages, all subjects and all children-questioning.  There is a dice game called Petals around a Rose.  It is a simple game in which players roll any...
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Print Matters: Popplet/ Essential Questions

Print Matters: Popplet/ Essential Questions | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Today we started the seventh grade Holocaust unit. Rather than making a Prezi report, I thought this group really needed to start learning to write essential questions. After putting deadlines into their NoodleTools project ...
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My Education strikes a sour note: Student Voice vs Teachers, Round ...

My Education strikes a sour note: Student Voice vs Teachers, Round ... | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
A darn good read from Tom Bennett. Are we doing students a disservice by allowing them to decide what they want to learn? My Education strikes a sour note: Student Voice vs Teachers, Round 100 - Tom Bennett - Blog ...
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Understanding by Design: Essential Questions | Fluency21 ...

Understanding by Design: Essential Questions | Fluency21 ... | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
As I read the chapter “Essential Questions: Doorways to Understanding” in Understanding by Design, I realized that many educators I know have an erroneous understanding of what essential questions are and how to use ...
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Essential questions are key to students learning on their own - Florida Today

Essential questions are key to students learning on their own - Florida Today | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
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What's the Point? Using Essential Questions in the Classroom

What's the Point? Using Essential Questions in the Classroom | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
We used to think the purpose of posting essential questions in lesson plans and whiteboards was to keep teachers on task throughout a particular lesson. At a more fundamental level, essential questions set the stage for ...
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Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essenti...

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essenti... | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
"Having essential questions drive curriculum and learning has become core to many educators' instructional practices.
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Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions for Global Issues ...

Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions for Global Issues ... | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Enduring Understandings: Everything we do has an impact on ourselves and on our environment; Systems within an environment are interdependent; Systems can create inequities; The past and present affect the future ...
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How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project-Based Learning

How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project-Based Learning | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller is a consultant for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization that specializes in project-based curriculum.
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Stacey Jackowski's curator insight, February 19, 2014 8:30 PM

Coming up with an idea can be very difficult.  Coming up with a driving question to lead a project can be even more difficult.  Sometimes the things that seem the easiest, are the most difficult.  This article was very helpful in how to develop driving questions. I loved the concept of a "tubric" (you will have to watch the video) as a tool to perfect and fine tune driving questions. 

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Essential Questions in American History: "The Great Debates"

Essential Questions in American History: "The Great Debates" | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Free PDF download of 12 essential questions and the documents students need to answer them. Includes teachers guide and activities (Great @gregwim Demonstrates enduring relevance "How Powerful Should the National Government Be?
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Leadership Requires Asking Essential Questions - Leadership 360 ...

Leadership Requires Asking Essential Questions - Leadership 360 ... | Essential Questions | Scoop.it
Essential questions have been part of our work for years. We've asked teachers to use essential questions. We've sent them to workshops about question development. Some of us searched lesson plans for essential ...
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