As I've gone through course work this summer I've dug deep into my own thinking behind learning maps and developed a better understanding of what they are and how I will be integrating them into my instruction. My students, however, were not along for that ride. Some of them have not used learning maps before, … Continue reading
Rethinking learning maps #1: big ideas as big goals.
I love maps, especially old ones. I have a terrible sense of direction, so a map is often an essential tool for me. Using a map implies a destination - I'm going somewhere, and I want to get there in the most efficient way possible, because my focus is on what I'm going to do … Continue reading