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The 2016 Collaborative School Library Award

Yesterday I invited you to experience the “Open” stage of the award-winning GID unit developed by two librarians and a social studies/language arts teacher at Carver Middle School in Chester,

Wait a second, who is the teacher and who is the student?

The things I’ve learned this year with GID are endless.  The students have taught me so much.  As adults who are helping students become lifelong learners, it is important to

Reflection

Wow! what an amazing learning experience for myself and my students. I am so proud of them, they worked hard, and remained positive and enthusiastic. The students all wanted to

Create Cont.

Some of our HOT questions are: *What in the atmosphere controls the amount of snowfall? Is there a way to manipulate it and change the snowfall? *How can we manipulate

Day 4: Questioning and Research cont.

Today we are working on our H.O.T questions! We had to think really hard and Mrs. Reinagel had to ok it. We had to research and answer our question. My

Explore and Create

Hi, my name is Katina and my partner is Lexi our topic is Space. We chose space because we want to find out what’s beyond our world. During Immersion we

Immersion and Exploration

Our topic (Camden, Logan, Daniel, Matthew) is electricity, we chose electricity because we want to learn more about how it impacts our world. During the Immerse stage, we skimmed some

Guided Inquiry and the Curious Crew of 5th graders.

We are an energetic, and enthusiastic 5th-grade class from Virginia Beach, VA. When I first heard of this challenge, I decided to bring it to my students as I knew

Differentiation, Student Choice, and Reflection–Oh My!

Differentiation, Student Choice, and Reflection:  these three educational buzz words are at the forefront of conversations in schools today.  As we know, the research shows the following: Children have different

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