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LKSD Best Practice #15
When work is generated by the students themselves, we engage them in higher levels of thinking which leads to heightened understanding and retention.
Is it messy sometimes? Absolutely. But that's what makes it so fun and promotes student ownership over their learning.
It all starts with a blank piece of paper.
Student generated work (e.g. blank paper & foldables) and curriculum-supplied worksheets
In this science lesson, students created their own labeled drawing of a plant with explanations. This interaction with the content promotes critical thinking and engagement on a deeper level which advances deeper understanding.
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