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How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory

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By Suzie Boss The following suggestions for turning K-12 classrooms into innovation spaces come from Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Th
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Genius Hour and the 6 Essentials of Personalized Education

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Personalized education comes alive in a classroom when Genius Hour invites students to engage with projects about which they are truly passionate.
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Fall: Time lapse in Central Park | The Kid Should See This

Fall: Time lapse in Central Park | The Kid Should See This | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
Fall, a time-lapse, season-catcher in New York City’s Central Park, shot from August 2011 to January 2012 by Jamie Scott. via doobybrain.
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Inquire Within

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It's not about getting the right answers but rather, asking really good questions
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Top Ten Myths About Creativity

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via Arts Hub Solitary geniuses and mad creatives make good fiction but research shows the truth about creativity is more prosaic. Some people wrap their identity in an idea that creativity j...
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Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age

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Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age


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Hannah Kramer's curator insight, March 23, 3:58 AM

Put this to the test. Attend one of our one hour online, live and interactive courses, and see if you don't learn better. Visit weteach-it.net for details.

Laura Rosillo's curator insight, March 30, 2:07 AM

Conectivismo: Un nuevo tipo de aprendizaje para la era digital

Clarice Bagrichevsky's curator insight, April 2, 7:30 AM

Interesting.

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Inquiring into the ‘how’….

One of the key principles of inquiry based learning is that HOW the learner learns is as important as WHAT they are learning about. Inquiry teachers talk a lot about process and the importance of ...
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Always worth reading any new postings from Kath Murdoch.
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How Simple Artifacts Can Promote Inquiry-Based Learning

How Simple Artifacts Can Promote Inquiry-Based Learning | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
This post offers an example of how a simple artifact can support inquiry-based learning.

Via Karen Bonanno, Petra Pollum
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Jane Schmude's curator insight, April 1, 2013 7:42 PM

We will be seeing these changes in the new Australian curriculum - a focus on primary sources to foster the inquiry process.

William Emeny's curator insight, April 29, 2013 2:03 PM

A modern take on the age-old 'visual aid'!

Dawn Darling's curator insight, July 10, 2013 10:18 AM

Great to use as the provocation for a unit.

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Reflective Practice: taking time to teach: Student Driven Inquiry

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 23, 5:10 PM

School and education, although used interchangeably are not synonymous with each other. Having said this inquiry and cooperation are important in teaching and learning. These potentially can help transform, not reform, School.

 

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I struggle: lessons I've learned from being an inquiry teacher

I struggle: lessons I've learned from being an inquiry teacher | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
Friday afternoon, while sitting in an airport, I read a recent post by George Couros entitled "I'm tired". I was incredibly impressed, not just because he's a friend, but because of the sheer auda...
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Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Inforgraphic | Digital Delights - Digital Tribes

Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Inforgraphic | Digital Delights - Digital Tribes | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Inforgraphic on Digital Delights - Digital Tribes curated by Ana Cristina Pratas (Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Inforgraphic http://t.co/4IE3kSat)...
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Genius Hour and the 6 Essentials of Personalized Education

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Personalized education comes alive in a classroom when Genius Hour invites students to engage with projects about which they are truly passionate.
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Inquiry and the "specialist" teacher.

Inquiry and the "specialist" teacher. | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
I have been thoroughly neglectful of this blog! It is somewhat ironic that I spend a good deal of time talking about the need for reflection; time to think and slow down instruction for deeper unde...
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Our thoughts on the inquiry-based learning model

Our thoughts on the inquiry-based learning model | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
Backed by decades of research and with explicit applications across the Australian national curriculum, it’s safe to say that inquiry-based learning is at the core of the 21st century classroom.
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How to Solve the “Creativity Problem” and Stand Out in a Crowd

How to Solve the “Creativity Problem” and Stand Out in a Crowd | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
I think everyone has the capacity to be creative, but if you listen to some pundits it seems creativity is something only bestowed on an (How to Solve the "Creativity Problem" and Stand Out in a Crowd http://t.co/bzIoK2lMZL)...
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The question of learning intentions

One of the most significant changes in our practice as teachers in recent years has been a move towards greater transparency in relation to our objectives. Once, what we wanted students to learn...
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The Creativity of a Child

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I love the fact that my eight-year-old daughter has finally abandoned the idea that when she draws or paints her work should look just like her reference material! She is finally embracing her natu...
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Edmodo vs Blogging

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I'm interested in using Edmodo. I've been using a class blog for 4 years. I really liked this article. Very helpful.
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The Innovative Educator: Considering BYOT / BYOD next year? Get started with this sample policy & answers to FAQs

The Innovative Educator: Considering BYOT / BYOD next year? Get started with this sample policy & answers to FAQs | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it

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Genius Hour Manifesto

Genius Hour Manifesto | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
Denise Krebs, Gallit Zvi, Hugh McDonald and Joy Kirr came together to discuss "Genius Hour". Each of these teachers has been running Genius Hour in his/her classroom and writing about their experie...
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First impressions and the inquiry classroom…

Plato once said “The beginning is the most important part of the work”. For teachers in Australia and New Zealand, the school year is now into its third week – or thereabouts. Over the last three...
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The Square Peg

The Square Peg | Inquiry Education | Scoop.it
The square peg. It doesn't fit very well into a round hole but I was reminded of this analogy the other day when thinking of our education system. Growing up, I remember vividly those teachers that...
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