For the next topic you teach, skip the textbook and learning management system! Instead of providing your students with resources to read or watch, tell them they will need to “figure it out” for themselves. Pose the topic they need to learn and give them time to look for a learning resource. Together, evaluate which resources were most effective.
Learn how one teacher at Crossroads Middle School is challenging students to answer a question by directing their own research.
Produced by Laudan Kirk, Storyteller at West Ada School District