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Ignite the Learning in Your Classroom by Leading the Way #Digital15 | Read Write Respond

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LEARNING LEADING CHANGE: Learner Agency - more than just a buzzword!

LEARNING LEADING CHANGE: Learner Agency - more than just a buzzword! | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
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The success of shifting control and becoming a student of learning rather than 'the teacher ' of students  is based on the premise that all teachers have #learneragency. In my opinion I think we still have some way to go, but well worth the pursuit.

 

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How do inquiry teachers….teach?

How do inquiry teachers….teach? | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
When I first became fascinated in inquiry-based approaches (too many years ago to say!), the focus for many of my conversations and indeed, my early research, was on how to plan.  Back then, learni...
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Tech Transformation: Personalized learning - can BYOD give students more voice and choice?

Tech Transformation: Personalized learning - can BYOD give students more voice and choice? | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
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A reflection on 1:1, inquiry learning and how this 'fits' with the PYP

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The impact of choosing the right images for a provocation!

The impact of choosing the right images for a provocation! | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
My thinking... When looking for images for our opening provocation for our unit, it occurred to me that the images we had used in our previous unit's opening provocation were not as successful in p...
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Concept based learning...

Concept based learning... | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
'Hands up if you often forget the things you learn in class.' 'Hands up if you're sometimes overwhelmed by information overload.' Both times, all hands go up, including mine and Jocelyn's. I'm in h...
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Project Based Learning with iPads

Project Based Learning with iPads | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
Bringing learning to life - Bringing Life to learning! To start with, I think Project-based learning is the future of education. It puts students into real situations where they have to: Act profes...
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Examples of Integration

Examples of Integration | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
The two Learner Profile attributes that we are trying to develop in our kids are 'Knowledgeable' and 'Communicator'. The key questions that we ask our students to tap into the Knowledgeable attribute...
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Our first inquiry for 2013- Relationships (Years 1&2 in Victoria, Australia)

Our first inquiry for 2013- Relationships (Years 1&2 in Victoria, Australia) | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
Central idea People’s relationships with each other can have an impact on wellbeing. Key concepts causation, responsibility Related concepts Conflict, cooperation, balance, friendship Lines of inqu...
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IB-PYP: How the World Works – 6,7&8 year olds in an Australian Primary School

IB-PYP: How the World Works – 6,7&8 year olds in an Australian Primary School | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
Our Inquiry into…
How the World Works
Central Idea: All living things go through a process of change.
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Narrative Writing

Narrative Writing | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
Brainstorming and Drafting Grade 2 students have been working hard on their narrative (story) writing skills. The purpose of a narrative is to entertain the reader. In groups, students brainstormed...
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Educators as Lead Learners | User Generated Education

Educators as Lead Learners | User Generated Education | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
I have discussed educators as model learners before: The educator's role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0. The educator's role has always been to model and demonstrate effective learning, but somewhere along the line, the major role of the educator became that of content and knowledge disseminator. Now…
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Planning for inquiry...

Planning for inquiry... | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
'Language is a vehicle for communication and self expression.' It’s a starting point for a central idea for a new inquiry unit in How We Express Ourselves and no-one in the room is excited. The dra...
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Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher?

Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher? | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
If an inquiry-based system is to succeed, we’ll need really good human beings in the classroom who know their field, but who also radiate the kind of positive, non-judgmental love that helps students open their minds and hearts.
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Geographically Yours: Pisté, Yucatan, Mexico

Geographically Yours: Pisté, Yucatan, Mexico | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
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Beautiful photos from around the world that could be used as provocations for inquiry.

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Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten!

Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten! | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
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I was recently giving a workshop at a local elementary school. Walking around and speaking to teachers and child…
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We <3 PBL

We <3 PBL | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
Some of the best resources we've gathered on project-based learning (PBL). Learn how you can implement PBL in your classroom.
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Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project-Based Learning

Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project-Based Learning | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project-Based Learning
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IB-PYP Risk-taker: Using a mentor book & Independent Writing- Archie's Haircut by Lindy Smith: 6/7&8 year old writers respond to a quote from the text.

IB-PYP Risk-taker: Using a mentor book & Independent Writing- Archie's Haircut by Lindy Smith: 6/7&8 year old writers respond to a quote from the text. | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
The name mentor book was introduced recently to me and although I've always used fiction and non-fiction books to hook students in and support teaching and learning, I'm now strategic with my appro...
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PYP-1 Hot Air Balloons

PYP-1 Hot Air Balloons | Inquiry Learning | Scoop.it
The PYP-1 students are learning that air is all around us and is a force that can be used by humans. They are inquiring into the effects of moving air.
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