This week is progress report time so students in grade 6 are reflecting on their learning. One class has had a series of questions to respond to. After seeing the difficulties several students had with the structure of the task, I changed it for the second class.
Below is a little gem that emerged.
How has your ability to think carefully improved this term? For example, what are you doing now that you weren’t doing before you came into grade 6?
“Before I came into grade 6 I only thought about my mental model and that everybody was kind of thinking in the same “bubble” with their schema water gurgling underneath them. Nobody thinks the same, there can be one big bubble with two or three people inside but that’s one side of the argument, there may be a wave that will burst that bubble (the counterpoint).”
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