So does phenomena-led teaching and learning fit the old K-W-L chart? Is it practical that 30 to 40 students in a room can articulate what they “know.” Is that really a useful activity? Do they even know what they want to learn, and if so, how would you even prepare for that? Moreover, how well can you really summarize that body of knowledge as a group, especially if you haven't encountered the investigative phenomena to start with?
The standard K-W-L chart, which asks students to list out what they already know, what they want to learn in the lesson and what they learned at the end.Continue reading