EDCT 5605 Module 1: What is Inquiry Based Learning? (Genius Hour Video…
EDCT 5605 Module 1: What is Inquiry Based Learning?
might come from a presentation or similar project assignment
What the Heck is Inquiry Based Learning?
May in fact be easier on teachers
Front-loading information is necessary to prevent "dunno" effect
teachers who are interested in their content area in turn interest students
Genius Hour Video
Students explore their own passions and creativity
provides a way to intrinsic motivation
share project with class and world
Google required 20% time to benefit company
Do teachers require that it relate to standards?
from the Scholastic article, it sounds like the only requirement is student interest in a topic with a research question to guide investigation
Scholastic: University of Phoenix Article
moving to learner-centered model
teachers create structure but do not determine the path to learning
with guidance from teacher, must meet certain parameters, like answerable within the time frame
research and keep a weekly log to show progress, and share on a blog (maybe SeeSaw?)
Final week - present 5 minute multimedia presentation
failure is a part of the learning process not a final destination (p. 1)
in their process students have two self-selected mentors
The process of moving through the steps of Genius hour and a presentation, investigation etc. would demonstrate many of the ISTE Student Standards and indicators