Learn how Essential, Unit, and Content Questions spark interest that guides learning to higher levels of thinking.
Learn more about how Essential, Unit, and Content Questions spark interest and guide learning to higher levels of student thinking and engagement.
Review what research says about higher-order thinking and what this looks like in elementary and secondary classrooms.
Review what current research says about higher-order thinking and what this look like in elementary and secondary classrooms.
See elementary and secondary students develop by using higher levels of thinking, analysis, and metacognition.
To develop a deeper understanding of content, students need to be proficient at higher levels of thinking such as analysis, using knowledge, and metacognition.
Read about the frameworks of Gardner, Bloom, and Marzano proposing thinking in different ways for different purposes.
Educators such as Howard Gardner, Benjamin Bloom, and Robert Marzano have proposed various ways to describe the components of thinking. Read more about how these frameworks describe thinking in different ways for different purposes.
The unit plan will discuss the properties of water, the water cycle and importance of water conservation.
Intel Education: Designing Effective Projects: Conserving Water in the Community
Students will forecast the population of their community by the year 2013 and identify possible community issues.
Using their knowledge on exponential growth, students will forecast the population of their assigned community by the year 2013 and identify the possible community issues arising from population growth.