Reimagining Instructional Time & Space

How to Help Students Drive Their Own Inquiry

This post was written with inspiration from the fabulous staff at Aveson Charter School in Altadena, CA Driving questions guide research,
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How to Help Students Drive Their Own Inquiry

Branching Out with Student and Community Partnerships

"What problems are you trying to solve?" As School/Community Partnerships Coordinator for Virginia Beach City Public Schools, I often use this
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Branching Out with Student and Community Partnerships

What Do Future Schools Need to Be Designed to Do?

One of the key points in the TED talk Sam Chaltain makes — "The fundamental unit of currency in education has
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What Do Future Schools Need to Be Designed to Do?

EPIC Update: A Day in the Life of a Learner

By Travis Lape and first published on EdSurge. Travis Lape (@travislape) is a Technology Integrationist at Harrisburg South Middle School
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EPIC Update: A Day in the Life of a Learner

What Does It Mean to Reimagine Instructional Time?

Time is a precious resource and what we regularly pay attention to as teachers clarifies what is most important to students.

This category focuses on creative ways to allocate time within an existing class period or reimagining school schedules.

  • Carve out regular time blocks to focus on inquiry, idea generation
  • Provide parameters / routines for students to encourage self-direction
  • Create flexible spaces and groups that support the focus of instructional time