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Learning oriented browsing

Developing 21st century skills includes building the ability to use the internet in a focused way to find relevant information from meaningful sources. In this activity, the students use the internet in a structured way to collect information about a specific topic, and to locate online learning resources that they can be critically used in their inquiry. Continue reading

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Ad-hoc collaboration

Your students collaborate with individual students or teams of students from other iTEC schools. The subject area, age group, language and country may be the same or different than your own. Collaboration is driven by the students, and only guided by the teacher. Ad-hoc and serendipitous collaboration is encouraged. Do not instruct your students to contact students they already know in other schools. Continue reading

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Learning in teams

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Mathematics in a multicultural setting

I am a teacher in Spain, and the first language of many of my students is not Spanish. These additional-language students form teams (see activity 1), and begin their math course by starting a wiki, in which they enter explanations … Continue reading

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Forming teams

Divide the students in your class into teams of 4-5 students. Each team works on a separate topic of inquiry that is related to the theme of the course. The students suggest topics they are interested in and are grouped accordingly, taking also into account their differences to create functional heterogeneous teams.
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