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Do students have a say in "what" is learned and "how" it is learned?

Does the learning spark curiosity?

Are students researching, analyzing, creating, collaborating, and/or synthesizing in order to solve a problem?

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Elementary Teachers Brooke Lloyd, Alexandra Allamon, and Courtney Owens discuss "student-centered instruction and collaboration.

Math Teacher Mary Davis discusses student-centered instruction and scaffolding student collaborations.
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"The Inquiry Design Model (IDM) is a distinctive approach to creating curriculum and instructional materials that honors teachers’ knowledge and expertise, avoids overprescription, and focuses on the main elements of the instructional design process as envisioned in the Inquiry Arc of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards (2013). Unique to the IDM is the blueprint, a one-page representation of the questions, tasks, and sources that define a curricular inquiry."
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How to Write a Compelling Question?

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Thinking Routines and Teaching Strategies