In my continuing attempt to build a more personalized learning environment in my classroom, I am attempting to find better ways to create an environment which develops student wondering and questioning.
Reflecting back to the beginning of the school year, students found the abrupt shift from a more traditional classroom to a student centered class quite stressful. One student began wearing a “Hello! My name is…” sticker with the statement, “I have the right to be lectured at!” In hindsight, the stress was (of course!) due more to my lack of creating an environment that encouraged wondering and questioning than anything the students did do...Read More