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“Teaching for Meaningful Learning” by Brigid Barron and Linda Darling-Hammond
1) Why is “meaningful instruction” needed so much in our schools now?
2) Which types of assessments do you most frequently complete? Which types of feedback do you most frequently receive? Why do you think this is?
3) What is the role of students in PBL? What is the role of teachers?
4) What makes Design-Based Learning/Learning By Design so effective?
5) What are the pros of creating collaborative lessons? Can you think of any cons?
6) Of the “Definitions” provided, which did you already know? Were there any concepts that you knew about, but just didn’t know the specific term for?
7) What is your “takeaway” from this article?