Developing a Curiosity of the World through Student Lead Exploration

As a teacher, allowing students to explore subject-specific content starts with modeling personal connections to the material. By demonstrating your own curiosity and interest in the subject matter, students are more likely to engage in the learning process with genuine enthusiasm. It is also essential to give students ample time to explore the content, which helps them build prior knowledge and confidence in contributing to the collective knowledge of the class. Providing opportunities for students to share their learning with each other is equally important, as it encourages exploration of their peers’ thinking and fuels a positive learning culture. A visible thinking classroom leverages the collaborative nature of learning and promotes an environment where students are encouraged to explore and share their ideas with one another.

This video is part of a series, here are the links:

How to use Purposeful Thinking in the Classroom

How to use Visible Thinking as an Approach to Support all Learners in the Classroom

Challenge Students to Develop a Stronger Sense of Ownership

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