To support the next stage in the Teaching as Inquiry Cycle here are some links to a couple of research articles on future oriented learning. The Nature of Learning The OECD project – Innovative Learning Environments put together a publication, The Nature of Learning based on research on different aspects of learning. Here is a … More Brain Food Fridays: Future Oriented Learning
This post gives you links to possible digital tools and strategies you could use to support your inquiry. The Padagogy Wheel The Padagogy Wheel combines Blooms Taxonomy, The SAMR model and Digital Technology. If you click on the link below it will take you to a PDF that has active links . Link to The … More Digital Learning Resources to support your Teaching as Inquiry Project
Philippa Nicoll Antipas in her blog: e-Odyssey has recently written a five part series on Design Thinking in Education. The series covers the key aspects of Design Thinking and has links to resources to help educators use a Design Thinking approach. Philippa’s blog post series: What is Design Thinking? Why use Design Thinking? … More Design Thinking Resources
Richard Bryne runs a fabulous website: http://www.freetech4teachers.com where he shares information about free technology that is available for educators. Here are links to his tips on using Padlet: as a blogging platform, as a bookmarking tool, as KWL Chart, for group research and discussion and to showcase student work How to use Padlet New Attachments for Padlet … More Tips for using Padlet
In the recent Education Gazette there was a article on Teaching as Inquiry which has some good tips on getting started and has links to videos where educators talk about their Teaching as Inquiry Projects. Link to article: Teaching as Inquiry In the SPL Inquiries page on this website there are links to resources. There are also resources … More Teaching as Inquiry Resources
A recent VLN ( Virtual Learning Network) Forum focused on innovation in schools and links to the ideas of two inspirational educators, Will Richardson and George Couros. This blog will focus on the ideas from Will Richardson and includes a TEDx talk and one of his recent blog posts. The Surprising Truth About Learning Will … More Brain Food Fridays: Will Richardson
Richard Wells, who teaches at Orewa College in Auckland regularly blogs on issues in education at his website: http://www.eduwells.com. If you are on Twitter he is a great person to follow. (@Eduwells) He recently write a blog post titled “What is Student Centred Learning? ” In the post he outlines some things to think about when … More Brain Food Fridays: What is Student Centred Learning?