Tag Archives: Trevor MacKenzie

A Healthy Learning Environment: Play + Collaboration

It can be really intimidating to try something new for the first time:  a job, an exercise class, a project, a new recipe…  In fact, unless you have experience with something, fear can hold you back from trying just about … Continue reading

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New Approaches: #DiveIntoInquiry

I really appreciate using circles with students; it is a way to ensure that they know their voice matters. Today I modified my approach because I wanted to speak about our curriculum and expectations. We would be speaking about the … Continue reading

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Structured Inquiry: Not a Bad Way to Begin the Semester

The response to this #inquiryed graphic has been amazing! Thank you everyone! #edchat #inquiry #bcedchat #21stedchat pic.twitter.com/ptuxFaY1Ok — Trevor MacKenzie (@trev_mackenzie) April 26, 2016 I learned so much more about inquiry thanks to my students in first semester; their willingness … Continue reading

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Organization: My Nemesis

Nemesis: the inescapable agent of someone’s or something’s downfall. a long-standing rival; an archenemy. Thank you, Google.  You have described my relationship with Organization perfectly.  Organization deserves to be capitalized in my world, since it has grown into its own entity; … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20/20: #DiveIntoInquiry

 

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A Chat with Trevor Mackenzie

My daughter makes fun of me when I use the word cool, but that’s the best way that I can describe today.  Cool. Take a look:   Yep.  That’s Trevor MacKenzie, author of Dive Into Inquiry, chatting with me about the ideas in … Continue reading

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A Step in the Right Direction: #DiveIntoInquiry

Last month, I hit a wall.  I realized that I had been assuming quite a bit about my pedagogical methods as well as my classroom structure, and I knew I had work to do.  What that work was, wasn’t obvious … Continue reading

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