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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 ...

The Connecting Instructional Journey: Sharing Stories
The connecting instructional journey: Sharing stories

Superpower Summary and Overview

In the world of instant global interactions, students must have the tools to effectively communicate and connect with people both in the same room and around the world. They are, as Marc Prensky has labeled them, “digital natives,” having been born into a world that includes not only the Internet but microchips in almost every place they look. The Connecting Superpower provides them with the tools to share their ideas clearly and to listen to the thinking of others. It helps them to communicate and collaborate to reach whatever the goal may be.

Humans have connected to one another throughout history by telling stories. They pass on their experiences, share their wisdom, ...

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