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Anatomy of the inquiry process… Tuning in… creative colouring and first thinking!!

A Mind Map… a place to “splat” your thoughts, facts, knowledge of a subject before you get deep into the unit. One of the first things we did in our new unit kick off was to fill in the bubbles with what is already in our own  “E for Energy” folder of our Brain Dictionary […]

Anatomy of the inquiry process – Tuning in…Post-it notes capture first thinking!!

You have to love Post-it notes… best invention ever! In order to make our thinking visible, we so often use Post-it notes, as they are small amounts of writing, yet easily used for organising, sorting and categorising. I’s great to have our first thinking up on the bulletin board, so that we can look back […]

Anatomy of the inquiry process – Tuning in…Post-it notes capture first thinking!!

You have to love Post-it notes… best invention ever! In order to make our thinking visible, we so often use Post-it notes, as they are small amounts of writing, yet easily used for organising, sorting and categorising. I’s great to have our first thinking up on the bulletin board, so that we can look back […]

Anatomy of the inquiry process – Tuning in… making our first thinking visible with TAT routines!

TAT?? What’s that? It rolls off the tongues of my students now – “thinking about thinking”… taking the time to slow down and really investigate what your brain is doing. We used some mystery images (hah, all energy related – actually sources of energy!) for a tuning in activity called “SEE-THINK-WONDER” as well as “THINK-WONDER-EXPLORE“. It […]

Anatomy of the inquiry process – Tuning in… making our first thinking visible with TAT routines!

TAT?? What’s that? It rolls off the tongues of my students now – “thinking about thinking”… taking the time to slow down and really investigate what your brain is doing. We used some mystery images (hah, all energy related – actually sources of energy!) for a tuning in activity called “SEE-THINK-WONDER” as well as “THINK-WONDER-EXPLORE“. It […]