What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Inquiry-based learning is more than asking a student what he or she wants to know. It’s about triggering curiosity. And activating a student’s curiosity is, I would argue, a far more important and complex goal than the objective of mere information delivery. Nevertheless, despite its complexity, inquiry-based learning can be somehow easier on teachers, too.

Can we bridge the digital language divide?

Can we bridge the digital language divide?

Caught in the struggle between globalization and linguistic diversity, speakers of endangered and minority languages are struggling to bridge the digital language divide and reap the benefits of the Internet and all it has to offer. Probably once a week I Google a question that seems so stupid and obvious I’m embarrassed to ask my friends.

10 Trends of Personalized Learning in 2017

10 Trends of Personalized Learning in 2017

Personalized Learning continues to be on everyone’s mind. 2017 will see exciting examples and models of personalized learning that will be unique for each community. The idea of personalizing learning is not about creating one model that works for everyone; it is about creating an authentic model based on the needs of everyone in that learning community.

How to teach your students about fake news

Lesson plan: How to teach your students about fake news | Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra

Back to lesson plans archive Fake news is making news, and it’s a problem. Not only did a BuzzFeed data analysis find that viral stories falsely claiming that the Pope endorsed Donald Trump and that Hillary Clinton sold weapons to terrorists receive more Facebook attention than the most popular news stories from established news outlets, but a false story about child trafficking in a Washington, D.C.