1.1 WATCH this TED talk by Christopher Edmin entitled ‘Teach Teachers How to Create Magic’.
1.2 READ this paper from Alan H. Schoenfeld entitled ‘What Makes for Powerful Classrooms, and How Can We Support Teachers in Creating Them? A Story of Research and Practice, Productively Intertwined.’ [Focus on ‘Case 3’ (Page 3 onwards) and the Tables and Figures outlining the TRU model]
1.3 WRITE a 500 word think-piece summing up your thoughts on the article and video, and post it below. You may wish to consider:
- What is your opinion of the recommendations put forth in both the article and the video?
- What connections did the video and article make with your past experiences and with other big ideas we’ve explored?
[1.4] BONUS Check out Dan Meyer’s 3-Act Maths lesson ideas