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Multiple Intelligences 2

Watch this video to see the progress of Key Learning Community in their MI journey. Originally published (4/1/2009) © Edutopia.org; The George Lucas Educational Foundation. Advertisements

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Cultivating Multiple Intelligences

is one focus of our Grade 7 Social Project.  Multiple Intelligences (MI) is a theory of psychology developed by Dr. Howard Gardner.   Dr. Gardner believes we have different strengths that enable us to solve problems and create products.  The concept … Continue reading

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Primary Source 2

The header of this blog is a cropped image created by our famous Canadian artist Paul Kane.  This wonderful oil painting shows an Ojibwa camp at Lake Huron. Here is another photograph of the same picture.  What do you notice?   … Continue reading

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A Primary Source is

is an object or information from history.  The creator is directly linked to the time and gives an inside view to help us understand the past.   Some examples of primary sources you may come across in your research are: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS:  … Continue reading

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The Inquiry Model

is the map to keep our research on track.  Here is my outline of key words.  First I scanned for the V.I.P.‘s.  Next I checked the model for additional ideas.  Compare it to your homework. Inquiry Model 1.  Plan – … Continue reading

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Outlining with Key Words

is not only a useful writing strategy.  Other than organizing the ideas, it is a great way to improve your understanding of the topic. Let’s review: 1.  Before starting, scan your reading and break the information into chunks.  Read the … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning is

is a self-directed learning approach.  That means students decide on their topics of interest and how to go about the learning.  Find out more about Project Based Learning or PBL in this simple but effective video from commoncraft. In PBL, … Continue reading

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