Learn effective use of project approaches across curriculum and grades by following guidelines to target standards.
Learn about effective use of project approaches across the curriculum and grades. Follow planning guidelines to help you target standards and assess student products and performances.
Learn how Essential, Unit, and Content Questions spark interest that guides learning to higher levels of thinking.
Learn more about how Essential, Unit, and Content Questions spark interest and guide learning to higher levels of student thinking and engagement.
Review what research says about higher-order thinking and what this look like in elementary and secondary classrooms.
Review what current research says about higher-order thinking and what this look like in elementary and secondary classrooms.
See elementary and secondary students develop by using higher levels of thinking, analysis, and metacognition.
To develop a deeper understanding of content, students need to be proficient at higher levels of thinking such as analysis, using knowledge, and metacognition.
Read about the frameworks of Gardner, Bloom, and Marzano proposing thinking in different ways for different purposes.
Educators such as Howard Gardner, Benjamin Bloom, and Robert Marzano have proposed various ways to describe the components of thinking. Read more about how these frameworks describe thinking in different ways for different purposes.
Students analyse the impact of using chemical fertilizers and pesticides upon the environment.
High School students analyse the problems of using chemical fertilizers and pesticides upon the environment by conducting research and surveys. They suggest strategies to overcome the issue, and create a wiki about alternate farming methods.
Students evolve strategies, blog, work in teams and organize rallies to address the issue of school drop outs.
Seventh grade students’ take up the role of the ILO and through analyses and strategies try to arrest drop-out rates in their village. They persuade parents to allow their children to return to the classroom.