Scaffolding for Deeper Understanding

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A remix on MacMeekin's work from an Ethicalisalnd who recently created and shared a wonderful infographic featuring 9 strategies to scaffold for deeper learning:-)

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  • 1. SCAFFOLDING for Deeper UnderstandingTheTechProfe.com

2. #1 ASK STUDENTS A QUESTION WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ANTS? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 3. 50 X#2 PRESENT A MYSTERY FOR STUDENTS TO SOLVE HOW DOES AN ANT CARRY 50 TIMES ITS BODYWEIGHT? CAN YOU? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 4. #3 ASK STUDENTS TO DRAW WHAT THEY KNOW CAN YOU DRAW HOW YOU THINK ANTS CARRY THINGS? HOW DO YOU CARRY THINGS?Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 5. #4 GIVE STUDENTS AMPLE TIME TO RESEARCH MYSTERY. CAN YOU FIND THE ANSWER & BRING IT BACK TO CLASS? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 6. Did your drawing change?#5 ASK STUDENTS TO DRAW THE MYSTERY & THE SOLUTION AGAIN.CAN YOU DRAW THAT FOR ME? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 7. #6 ASK STUDENTS TO SHARE THEIR DRAWING WITH OTHER STUDENTS. CAN YOU EXPLAIN YOUR DRAWING TO EACH OTHER? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 8. #7 ASK STUDENTS TO PULL ALL THEIR IDEAS TOGETHER IN ONE DRAWING. CAN YOU USE ALL YOUR IDEAS TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI 9. #8 TEACHER PATIENTLY ASKS WHAT IF QUESTIONS. WHAT IF I HAVE AN APPLE ON MY DESK, HOW WILL YOUR ANT CARRY IT? DO YOU CARRY IT DIFFERENTLY? WHY? 10. #9 IF STUDENTS NEED MORE INFORMATION, SEND THEM BACK TO STEP #4, AND START OVER UNTIL THE OUTCOME OR OBJECTIVE IS REACHED.WHAT DOES THE INTERNET SAY? Resource: http://goo.gl/AglqI