Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that authentic, hands-on, inquiry-based learning is IN and stand-and-deliver, teacher-driven instruction is OUT. And for good reason. Isn't that how we learn best--by doing? The more engaging, authentic, and student-driven the experience is, the deeper the understanding. And we're not just talking academics either. Students learn from their behavioral choices as well and, the more authentic the consequence, the better we prepare them for the real world.
If this style of teaching is intriguing to you but the thought of attempting a whole new way of teaching feels way out of your comfort zone or too overwhelming, take a breath...help is here! Check out the resources below and just take it one step at a time. One step in a better direction is better than no steps at all.
MY REAL-WORLD LEARNING EXPERIENCES BOARD ON PINTEREST