In the Digital Age
"Students can ask powerful questions and create meaningful artifacts of their learning in a caring environment"
For years, teaching and learning has shifted. Learning is no longer only set in the classroom with the spotlight on the teacher. It starts to happen everywhere, especially when you look at the amount of information at our students' fingertips. That being said, the nurturing relationship between teacher and student is found to be the most important in learning. Makes sense, that is why we do what we do!
Science Leadership Academy - 5 Cool Things
- "Why is _________ the way it is?" Students can see just how big their inquiry is.
- Give choices and freedom, but help struggling students with parameters
- Unlimited resources
- Always improving
- Does not just mean using a computer, books, or resources
- Younger grades: could mean keeping data, tallies, or making graphs (think calendar time)
- Help your students build confidence, don't make it dangerous
- Creating, polishing, and defending
- Younger grades: teach eye contact and speaking clearly
- Older grades: frontload technical skills