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E-Portfolios as Digital Stories of Deep Learning on Vimeo - 2 views

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    Helen Barrett presentation 4/28/11
lovinget2

http://essentialschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Final_Fall_Forum_Program_2014.pdf - 0 views

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    Coalition of Essential Schools fall forum: "They shared belief that public education in our nation is absolutely vital to the preservation and advancement of our republic. Further, they knew that such an education required schools that were engaging, child centered, honored the work of teachers, and made students stand and deliver when it came time to show what they know."
Tracey Stockel

Big Ideas - Exploring the Essential Questions of Education - 0 views

  • he quality of your life depends upon the quality of the questions you ask.”
  •     Enduring questions make life and learning engaging and interesting.
  •   We should ask enduring questions because they lead to thoughtful, soul searching reflection about great ideas. A great question generates deep thinking, rethinking, discourse, analysis, debate, and reflection. It challenges presuppositions, creates dilemmas, and requires more precise thinking
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      Good way to generate discussion on a deeper level than merely facts.
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  •   Enduring questions lead to more questions
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    Enduring questions are part of being human. Eric Cooke, author. Understanding by Design
Tracey Stockel

Big Ideas - Exploring the Essential Questions of Education - 0 views

  • What is an essential question?
  • important questions that recur throughout one’s life
  • point to the big ideas
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  • auses genuine and relevant inquiry into the big ideas and core content;provokes deep thought, lively discussion, sustained inquiry, and new understanding as well as more questions;requires students to consider alternatives, weigh evidence, support their ideas, and justify their answers;stimulates vital, on-going rethinking of big ideas, assumptions, and prior lessons;sparks meaningful connections with prior learning and personal experiences;naturally recurs, creating opportunities for transfer to other situations and
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      How do we know a question is essential?
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    These are the questions that inspire inquiry, thinking, and creativity.
mcphailj

Questioning Toolkit - 14 views

  • These are questions which touch our hearts and souls
  • Essential Questions would be at the center of all the other types of questions
  • probe the deepest issues confronting us
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  • Essential Questions are at the heart of the search for Truth.
  • offer the organizing focus for a unit
  • Most Essential Questions are interdisciplinary in nature. They cut across the lines created by schools and scholars to mark the terrain of departments and disciplines.
  • Many of us believe that schools should devote more time to Essential Questions and less time to Trivial Pursuit.
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    New and different questioning skills added to your resume are always welcome - here are some to consider
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    On-line questioning
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    Questioning Tools
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    A resource to help create discussion questions
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    Examples of effective questioning techics to expand learning
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    great essential questions! Part of suggested reading for class that will readily apply to teaching!
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    from The Educational Technology Journal
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    Toolkit which contains several dozen kinds of questions and questioning tools.
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    Module 3 - This guide from Penn State leads you through an excellent tutorial on how to use questions to promote critical thinking. *Study this resource. You'll be asked to apply these ideas to create your own discussion prompt. (Bookmark this site with Diigo!)
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    McKenzie defines and provides examples for seventeen types of questions. As a facilitator it is your task to ask questions that deepen thinking and expand on essential ideas.
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    From Now On - The Educational Technology Journal
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    Questions are always important
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    Use as a cluster diagram!
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