- Subject index
Turn students into learning superheroes!
Like we see in the movies, no two superheroes learn to use their powers in the exact same way. Each of your students has superpowers hidden inside, and you hold the keys to unlock them. With this cutting-edge handbook, you'll turn your classroom into a place where students don't just receive an education—they use their powers to create it.
Discover specific, ready-to-use instructional journeys designed to foster an inquiry-based, student-driven learning environment. Each research-based journey: Supports one of the six student superpowers: Wondering, Curating, Designing, Digital Inking, Gaming, and Connecting; Encourages students to think deeply; as required by the CCSS and NGSS; Includes step-by-step lesson frameworks, aligned with the Common Core, that fit into your regular day
Tear through the obstacles of achievement ...
Chapter 3: The Wondering Instructional Journey: What Do You Wonder?
The Curating Instructional Journey: Solving a Puzzle
Superpower Summary and Overview
The Curating Student Superpower emphasizes making meaning of the world, just like solving a puzzle. “Sources of information are vast and disparate, and individuals crave coherence and integration” (Gardner, 2008, p. 46). It is no longer the job of a librarian to make decisions about information. Each student must know how to identify important sources. Students must be able to categorize what they find clearly, creating their own “personal library” from the mass of information available online.
Rather than being overwhelmed by the masses of information surrounding them, students need to be able to take control of what is available to them. Once they take control, students must categorize these ...