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    How can I get students engaged in driving questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Questioning
    Inquiry Process

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    How can students find answers to their questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

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    How can students share what they find?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Writing Project
    Graphing Project
    Web Project
    Performing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Community Project
    Inquiry Process

    FAQ Page

    What is project-based learning?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Inquiry Process

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    How can I improve the quality of students' questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

    FAQ Page

    What are literacy skills?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Literacy Skills
    Succeeding in School
    Studying
    Reading to Learn
    Building Vocabulary
    Writing to Learn
    Taking Tests
    Information Literacy
    Media Literacy
    Technology Literacy
    Visual Literacy
    Financial Literacy
    Succeeding in the Workplace

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    How can students judge sources from the Internet?

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    What is inquiry?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

    FAQ Page

    What kinds of inquiry experiences can I use?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Project-Based Learning

    FAQ Page

    Where can I see PBL in action?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Writing Project
    Graphing Project
    Web Project
    Performing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Community Project
    Inquiry Process

    FAQ Page

    What are the qualities of writing?

    English Language Arts: 
    Qualities of Writing
    Structure
    Ideas
    Conventions

    Blog Post

    5 Fun Creative Writing Activities

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Qualities of Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Communicating

    Blog Post

    Beyond Compassion: Deepening Learning Through Perspective Shifting

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Problem Solving
    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Fairness
    Conflict Resolution

    Blog Post

    Conceptual Blending for Creative Thinking

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Creative Thinking

    Blog Post

    Knowing the Lake: Serving as Lead Learner

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Life Skills
    Problem Solving
    Flexibility
    Initiative
    Leadership
    Productivity
    Collaborating

    Blog Post

    Thinking Like Breathing

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving

    Blog Post

    5 Keys to Successful Student Collaborations

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Life Skills
    Communicating
    Collaborating
    Social Skills
    Initiative
    Flexibility
    Productivity

    Blog Post

    5 Hit Shows Featuring Inquiry and Project-Based Learning

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Project-Based Learning

    Blog Post

    Getting the Sense of Sensory Details

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Communicating
    Writing
    Reading

    Blog Post

    Using Inquiry Projects to Teach Language Arts

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Project-Based Learning
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

    Blog Post

    Your Class Calendar as a Meeting Place: Lessons from Stonehenge

    21st Century Skills: 
    Life Skills
    Inquiry Process
    Project-Based Learning
    Initiative
    Leadership
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating

    Blog Post

    3 Simple Steps to the 4 C's

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Communicating
    Collaborating

    Blog Post

    Teaching the Process of Learning

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

    Blog Post

    Critical and Creative Thinking: Lessons from Calvin and Hobbes

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving

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