Enabling deeper thinking

5 02 2015

This post in Education Week about deeper thinking titled “Would You Know Deeper Learning If You Saw It?”got me reflecting on a lesson I conducted in class today. This week, my students have watched a video version of “The ant and grasshopper” as well as a text version. They successfully identified features that were seen in both texts yesterday. Today, it was good to listen to and facilitate the small group discussions as students strove to identify features that were only identified in the separate versions. During the animated discussion, students were using their newly acquired vocabulary to argue and justify details and plot lines. Many were extremely precise in their observations and justifications. really proud of their achievement today.

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