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Big Questions & Big Thinking

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We all know that what we learn through discovery stays with us forever. But how can we apply an inductive approach in our daily English classes? How can we include Inquiry-Based Learning in our CLIL sessions? Can we turn our classes into a discovery process where pupils discover facts by themselves and in which there is a real purpose to read, learn and communicate? and how can technology help?

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Big Questions & Big Thinking

  1. 1. Before looking inside the box…
  2. 2. Let´s have a look outside…
  3. 3. As computers get more intelligent, the work that will take over will require skills human like effective communication, leadership, motivation and compassion education should be more how you learn, rather than for about knowledge itself
  4. 4. What is a learning box?
  5. 5. A learning box is a learning story, a little project, a task, an idea…
  6. 6. BIG QUESTIONS BIG THINKING HOTS David Perkins
  7. 7. A learning box is a question that hasn´t been answered
  8. 8. HOTS
  9. 9. Let´s see an example… Newton´s laws of motion. We can deliver the information or…
  10. 10. we can ask…
  11. 11. ¿How a snowball fight would be in outer space? David Perkins. ENAP
  12. 12. A question engages us, helps us reflect, make predictions, gives us a context that can help us understand that…
  13. 13. Third law When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction to that of the first body
  14. 14. LET’S SEE MORE EXAMPLES… WHY DO EARTHQUAKES OCCUR MORE OFTEN IN SOME PLACES THAN IN OTHERS? Interactive Science. Pearson
  15. 15. The golden ring
  16. 16. LET’S EXPAND IT TO THE REAL WORLD http://www.planetdiary.com/
  17. 17. WE INVESTIGATE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE CLASS https://www.facebook.c om/PlanetDiary @PlanetDiary
  18. 18. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  19. 19. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  20. 20. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  21. 21. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  22. 22. Alike and different
  23. 23. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  24. 24. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  25. 25. ARE YOU READY?
  26. 26. IN THE BOXES All the boxes contain a folder and some material
  27. 27. THE BIG QUESTION How can we use our senses to observe?
  28. 28. In this box you will find… Socks filled with objects
  29. 29. INTRUCTIONS 1. Choose a sock. 2. Touch it. 3. Draw the objects that you are touching. 4. Take the objects from inside the sock 5. Compare the real objects with your drawings
  30. 30. With the sense of touch I can observe…. I can´t observe….
  31. 31. Recall the information 1. Think about the characteristics that you can observe using the sense of touch. Write them _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ 2. Think about the characteristics that you cannot observe using the sense of touch. Write them _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ Based on Interactive Science. Pearson
  32. 32. Communicate the results
  33. 33. THE BIG QUESTION Why is it important to communicate clearly?
  34. 34. In this box you will find…
  35. 35. INTRUCTIONS 1. Work with your partners. One of you is the Speaker he describes the drawing, the other is the Listener, he will draw. 2.Take a whiteboard and a pen. You can´t look at your partner whiteboard. 2. (The speaker) Draw a human face. 3. (The speaker) Communicate. Tell your partner how to draw the face. 4. Take the folder down. Compare drawings. 5. Trade jobs and repeat. Source: Interactive Science.Pearson
  36. 36. Explain your results 1. Think about the words you used in communicating your drawing to your partners. List the words that were more helpful in communicating clearly. _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ 2.Why was so important to communicate clearly with your partner? Infer why is it important for scientists to communicate clearly with one another. _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
  37. 37. A learning box is a source of resouces.
  38. 38. But… it´s not about the resources, it´s about what you can do with them.
  39. 39. In this box you will use… + info about Morfo Morfo App To animate the picture and create a video.
  40. 40. THE TASK Create a video where the characters themselves explain the more relevant things about their life. I was born in Badalona, I´m 23 years old and I love swimming.
  41. 41. A learning box can give you an augmented surprise
  42. 42. In this box you will find… s Headphone Tablet IOS/Android AR Flashcards
  43. 43. In this box you will use… + info about AR Flashcards Space Flashcards APP AR Flashcards APP Download and print the Flashcards here: http://arflashcards.com/flashcards/
  44. 44. It´s about thinking and learning…in English
  45. 45. How can we assess PBL and TBL?
  46. 46. ADD US TO YOUR PLE https://www.facebook.co m/PearsonEnglishHub http://eltlearningjourneys. com/ @pearsonELTweets #ESL #ELT #CLIL
  47. 47. LOOKING FOR MORE IDEAS? http://eltlearningjourneys.com/learningboxes/
  48. 48. Any doubts?…contact me! Marta Cervera Moliner Marta.cervera@pearson.com @martacervera https://www.facebook.com/marta.cervera.359

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