Gender Matters

Look to learn: Learn to look – the first step for nurturing lifelong learners.

I’ll be presenting a short break-out session at the two conference presented by Critical Agendas and The Crowther Centre:

Web 2.0’s rich digital media can be used to engage students in a lifelong spirit of inquiry. The trick is linking compelling media like videos, podcasts, cartoons and photojournalism with Looking Prompts that scaffold an appetite for critical and creative thinking. Furthermore the strategy readily advances gender-specific learning.

To support this session, download the overview handout and the following links will be useful.

Look to Learn Intro Presentation

Sample Look to Learn Activities

Gender

BoysEd

GirlsEd

Leveraging Web 2.0

Background on Visible Thinking

Harvard’s Project Zero

Ron Richhart

 

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