Reflection: Lesson Planning Is "Knowing Stuff" Obsolete - Essay - Section 2: Activity


If time allowed, rather than have students write an essay, I would have had students use the program Google Sketch up to create a 3D model of their ideal school and present their ideas to administration either in person or via video.  This would have allowed me to bring in some engineering practices into the lesson and let students of like opionions collaborate to design a better learning enviornment.  It would be interesting to see what the students came up with...hopefully next year!

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Is "Knowing Stuff" Obsolete - Essay

Unit 8: Real World Experiments Lead To Big Questions
Lesson 3 of 3

Objective: SWBAT construct an argumentative essay that addresses the question "Are schools obsolete?"

Big Idea: Students use their own experience as evidence to support their position on the relevance of their school experience.

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