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How to apply what Sarah Wessling did for 6th grade

Aug 15, 2013 12:43pm

Sarah Wessling taught her students how to think. I teach 6th grade Science and wanted to know how I can apply that same thing with my students.

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    • Aug 30, 2013 12:33pm

      Here are my first two steps in striding towards teaching thinking: 1) How much are the students talking? If they don't have enough time to construct their own learning, they won't learn how to think. 2) Look at the questions we're asking. Do they cut to answers or do they open discussion. Pretty soon, the students will be the ones with the questions!