On Thursday night I went to seeRon Ritchhart speak at a local school. I think the presentation was really aimed at parents, but I enjoyed hearing him talk more about enculturation and enjoyed him going through the Understanding Map.
Although I was familiar with this already, (my lovely colleague and office mate has it proudly on our wall), I had never really thought about it as a practical tool.
It gave me two main thoughts:
Link to the presentation!
I'll be taking over two science option classes next week to run this class!
How do you use the Understanding Map? Add your suggestions, ideas and examples in the comments!