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Stories of Change

Here are my sketch notes from the NOII Symposium.  [Aside: find the typos:)] PDF of Innovative Learning Environments – OECD presentation PDF of Stories of Change

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NOII Opportunity and Inquiry Template

In BC we have networks of schools who are pursing inquiries (and sharing them) that focus on supporting learners in the following areas: Innovative Learning Environments Aboriginal Enhancement Agreements Healthy Schools The following describes the opportunities for schools to join … Continue reading


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Learning Science through Inquiry Workshop

Slides from Learning Science Through Inquiry.pdf Invitation to Inquiry – Grid Summary.pdf Process Skill rubric.pdf Pennies on a Bridge Inquiry Card – used for the DRiVe activity If you want more then check out what’s on offer this August up … Continue reading

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Learning through Inquiry: QFT & the BC Curriculum

In a recent guest post, HS Science teacher Carl Sommerfeld shared how he used the Question Formulation Technique (aka QFT) to provide structure for students to ask questions that would guide a unit of study. One of the key facets of the … Continue reading

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Make Just One Change: In Your Biology 12 Classroom

A guest post by Carl Sommerfeld, a science teacher at John Oliver Secondary where he shares his experience of “teaching students to ask their own questions” by using the question formulation technique shared in the book “Make Just One Change”. Recently I decided … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Granted, and…:
UPDATE: Cool. This post was nominated and made the shortlist for Most Influential Post of 2012 by edublog. I’m really honored! What if the earth moves and the sun is at rest? What if gravity…

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