Students who’ve spent the large part of their lives in teacher-directed classrooms, don’t suddenly become incredible collaborators simply by placing them in groups and asking them to work together on an inquiry. Teachers must create
My grade 6 students have been engaged in an inquiry on grit, tenacity, perseverance and resilience. In inquiry, one starts with a question. and as the inquiry progresses and thinking deepens new questions should arise,
It was a pleasure presenting today to such a receptive audience and wonderful to see the same sense of excitement that I felt when I was first introduced to integrative thinking. Below are select slides
One of the benefits of having transformed my approach to teaching over the past 5 years is the number of interesting people I have the privilege of meeting who work outside of ‘traditional’ education.
Causal Modeling was a tool my students learned to use last year through our work with The Rotman School of Management’s IThink initiative. While it may look like a brainstorming map, the students learned to