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Literacy Gurl

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I always have a vision of what these Procedure Charts should contain and always re-create them every year with my new students using guiding questions. They never cease to amaze me with what they come up with!
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Engaging Students in Learning – Tips and Ideas

Engaging Students in Learning – Tips and Ideas | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Ask guiding questions to help students accomplish the task and get the most out of the activity. You will also need to take time to go over your expectations for behavior and academic outcomes prior to each activity.
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Teacher Reflections on the Value of Pre-Search and Presentation ...

Teacher Reflections on the Value of Pre-Search and Presentation ... | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
3. to begin building background knowledge to develop research questions and to determine if the articles really spoke to their information seeking needs. The students worked for approximately six weeks as they researched, ...
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It's Grow Time: Building Background Knowledge - Charlotte's Web

It's Grow Time: Building Background Knowledge - Charlotte's Web | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, my students participated in a Building Background Knowledge (BBK) activity for Charlotte's Web. I learned about this type of activity at the SCCOE Curriculum Leadership Council seminars that I have been ...
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Life in a Inquiry Driven, Technology-Embedded, Connected Classroom: English | Powerful Learning Practice

Life in a Inquiry Driven, Technology-Embedded, Connected Classroom: English | Powerful Learning Practice | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it

"I teach in an inquiry, project-based, technology embedded classroom. A mouthful, I know. So what does that mean? To begin with, I don’t lecture. My students don’t take notes, at least not in the traditional sense, and we don’t read a novel and simply answer the questions.
It means my classroom is a place where my students spend time piecing together what they have learned, critically evaluating its larger purpose, and reflecting on their own learning. It also means my students don’t acquire knowledge just for the sake of acquiring it. They need to do something with it — that’s where “project-based” comes into play..."

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Challenge Based Leadership « Teaching Teachers

What I am really excited about is the work I have been doing with groups to use the frame work (big idea, essential question, challenge, guiding questions, guiding activities, guiding resources, solution, implementation and ...
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Coffee for the Brain: Elementary School Classrooms embrace "A ...

Coffee for the Brain: Elementary School Classrooms embrace "A ... | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
It encourages students to connect and communicate to build an online learning community and to collaborate on a common set of guiding questions and objectives. For this project we are using the tool Edmodo which ...
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Nathan Roberts acquires downtown building - Rome News Tribune

Nathan Roberts acquires downtown building - Rome News Tribune | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Nathan Roberts acquires downtown buildingRome News TribuneIn doing some background on the property, Roberts discovered the address used to be 105 and 107 Broad St. “It still has a pitched roof, it definitely has got some character,” Roberts said.
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More about Teachers as Inquirers | Inquire Within

More about Teachers as Inquirers | Inquire Within | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
For the Tuning In stage, we were provided with the following guiding questions: What do I know? How does this connect to me in my teaching practice? What do I want to know? We first met as a faculty and brainstormed and ...
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Guiding Your Curriculum with the Help of Essential Questions

Guiding Your Curriculum with the Help of Essential Questions | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Teachers can plan a unit of study using essential questions as the driving force behind student learning.

 

This article offers a great explanation of the importance of asking questions.  Questions build upon questions and students learn better by asking questions and searching for the answers.  Understanding that questions could have multiple answers is also a great way of teaching children that there are many ways to look at things. 

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Four Questions to Help You Take Meaningful Action - Jodi Ashbrook

Four Questions to Help You Take Meaningful Action - Jodi Ashbrook | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
However, I have evolved in my thinking over time with the help of four guiding questions. I have found that these four questions can be used on the smallest and largest of decisions. Anything from your meal choices to how you ...
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The Reading Connection Blog: What Are You Passionate About?

The Reading Connection Blog: What Are You Passionate About? | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Teach the kids special words related to your passion. Remember, the idea is to give the kids background knowledge about a topic so when they encounter it again, they'll have some context. Building background knowledge is ...
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Analyzing Primary Sources: Learning from Oral Histories | Primary Source Nexus

Analyzing Primary Sources: Learning from Oral Histories | Primary Source Nexus | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
RT @johnsonmaryj: RT @PSNTPS: Analyzing Primary Sources: Learning from Oral Histories... http://t.co/7ozXyAeK #tlchat #sschat >>Good guiding questions.
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I Teach Curiosity | Hyde Schools

I Teach Curiosity | Hyde Schools | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
I use guiding questions to make them think through the problem, with the firm belief that the process of searching for the answer is more powerful than the actual answer.” Learn more about teachers like Mukhaye and the ...
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Planning a Unit of Work by Student Centered Learning – Thailand

Planning a Unit of Work by Student Centered Learning – Thailand | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Finding Out, Sorting Out. How can we find out about the animals which are endangered of becoming extinct? Guiding questions: What do we already know? What do we need to find out? What happens when…..?
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Ten Tips for Engaging Underperforming Students | Edutopia

Guided by research, educators at Cochrane Collegiate have honed in on ten top teaching methods, and teachers receive weekly PD to help them implement the practices.

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Read On Edge: The “What If” Challenge | Write On Edge

Read On Edge: The “What If” Challenge | Write On Edge | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Look for guiding questions here next Wednesday. Finally? Just for fun? In the comments, come up with your own What if scenario. Keep 'em open ended and dazzle us–we may select a few for an upcoming Red Writing Hood ...
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becomingamerica - lp1_11

becomingamerica - lp1_11 | Guiding Questions | Scoop.it
Guiding questions for Lesson Planning workshop posted.

This process of trying to figure out things you don't already know is as different from mindless memorization as you can get." - Great quote from the article....

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