See Think Wonder and Jamboard. It’s like they were meant for each other. (Oh . . . and Project Zero)
We want our students to make sense of content, be engaged, and see connections to contemporary issues. That’s why we’re so bought into the idea of using primary sources. But we also know that using primary sources can be difficult. So we’re always on the lookout for handy primary source analysis tools.
Based on work done by the Project Zero people over at Harvard Grad School of Education, the See Think Wonder strategy is one of those all purpose thinking routines that can be use across grade levels and content areas. And it’s perfect for helping kids break down primary sources, especially images, artwork, and political cartoons.
So . . . if you’re not already using it, hang around. Some ideas and free resources coming up.
If you already are using See Think Wonder, hang around. Cause Google Jamboard and STW were made for each other.
The beauty of STW is that it encourages students to make careful observations and thoughtful interpretations. And when paired with Jamboard, it can stimulate curiosity and help set the stage for more inquiry.Read more