y Babbitt (Lead Teachers)
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Denver, CO, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Teachers, Educators, Administrators, Parents, Professional Development Coordinators
Short Session Description (one line): Exploring inquiry through the lens of teacher/learner as a trans-disciplinary connector.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
This session will explore inquiry through the lens of teacher/learner as a trans-disciplinary connector. Three educators from Anastasis Academy in Denver, CO will share their school philosophy of cultivating curious learners, as well as a classroom snapshot into the process of inquiry-based learning. Examples will include how to begin the inquiry process with students, steps in guiding learners during the process, and transitioning into experiential learning and problem-based learning (PBL) activities.
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en research that shows the young brain is setting up the framework for future gathering of information and that it requires more kinetics than most children are now getting in grades 1-3. This is part of the basis of Montessori and other alternative process teaching.
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