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The Importance of Concept Formation

By Carla Marschall Recently I was sitting with my Grade 1 team, getting ready to plan their Body Systems unit
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Toward Culturally Responsive Inquiry

By Carla Marschall Our classrooms are diverse places. Not only do our students come from varying cultural and ethnic backgrounds,
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What is Concept-Based Learning?

By Carla Marschall Concept-Based learning is a form of learning organized around transferable understandings. Knowledge and skill provide the foundation


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Give Thinking Back to Your Students

By Rachel French Published by Corwin Connect  I don’t know a single teacher who would intentionally set out to do
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Build Student Agency Through Concept-Based Inquiry

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How Much Are Your Students Capable of Understanding?

Blog post by Rachel French Published by Corwin Connect Do you teach for conceptual understanding that transfers? Perhaps you refer