ABC of INQUIRY – DEDUCTIVE TEACHING

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ABC OF INQUIRY DEDUCTIVE TEACHING

ABC of INQUIRY – DEDUCTIVE TEACHING ABC of INQUIRY – DEDUCTIVE TEACHING “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson DEDUCTIVE TEACHING: Follow the leader… Deductive teaching involves the teacher being positioned as the expert, the leader, the centre of the learning. Ideas, information or rules are delivered to … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – DIFFERENTIATION

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ABC of Inquiry - Differentiation

ABC OF INQUIRY – DIFFERENTIATION ABC OF INQUIRY – DIFFERENTIATION   “To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.”– E. E. Cummings DIFFERENTIATION: To be yourself… Differentiation is about valuing and … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – DEEPER LEARNING

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ABC of Inquiry Deeper Learning

ABC OF INQUIRY – DEEPER LEARNING ABC OF INQUIRY – DEEPER LEARNING “…and their minds were opened and their imagination’s stirred, and they saw wonderful things in their secret selves that few of them had ever dreamed of….”– River Murray Mary  Colin Theile DEEPER LEARNING: Digging deeper… Deeper learning has occurred when a learner understands an idea or skill so thoroughly … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – DECONSTRUCTION

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ABC of Inquiry Deconstruction

ABC OF INQUIRY – DECONSTRUCTION ABC OF INQUIRY – DECONSTRUCTION “Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.” Albert Szent-Gyorgyi DECONSTRUCTION: The art of unbuilding and uncovering… Deconstruction is the taking apart of an idea or perspective to gain a richer understanding of the how and the why of something and its workings. … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – CONSTRUCTIVIST LEARNING

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ABC of Inquiry Constructivist learning

ABC OF INQUIRY – CONSTRUCTIVIST LEARNING ABC OF INQUIRY – CONSTRUCTION “Any human act that gives rise to something new is referred to as a creative act, regardless of whether what was created is a physical object or some mental or emotion construct that lives within the person who created it and is known only to him*” Lev. S. Vygotsky  (*Him is … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – CONCEPTS

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ABC of Inquiry Concepts

ABC OF INQUIRY – CONCEPTS ABC OF INQUIRY – CONCEPTS “You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it.”Jiddu Krishnamurti, philosopher. Concepts allow us to glimpse ideas that travel across time, space and place.  CONCEPTS: Once upon time, in a place… Concepts are big ideas that go beyond the specifics of a particular time, place or topic. The ideas … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – COMMUNITIES

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ABC OF INQUIRY - COMMUNITIES

ABC OF INQUIRY – COMMUNITIES ABC OF INQUIRY – COMMUNITIES “Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se”. Charles Eames  Charles and Ray Eames are influential designers, who saw that connections with spaces, people and ideas influenced all. Communities are formed and developed on the strength of their connections, … Read More

ABC OF INQUIRY – COMFORT ZONE

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ABC OF INQUIRY - COMFORT ZONE

ABC OF INQUIRY – COMFORT ZONE ABC of Inquiry- COMFORT ZONE “I hope in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something” Neil Gamain’s words … Read More