My use of the knowledge building circle is becoming more deliberate and refined. This year I’ve introduced it earlier and we go to it more frequently.
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,
I am always astounded at the differences between discussions conducted by a teacher at the front of the class with students at desks, and those conducted using the Knowledge Building Circle. During a KBC, discourse
So much incredible learning happened in our classroom this week, but certainly the highlight was a visit from Phil Frei, founder of Bridge International Academies who shared his first hand experience of life in the slums