- Have students view the
- Generate ideas and questions for the project. Use the Visible Thinking Routine to begin generating ideas for the project. This can be a whole class or group activity. Record questions and ideas on board or paper. Keep them up for the next few days.
- Assign or create teams of 4 students to begin project work.
Tips and Tools
The TED site includes posts on .
If necessary, use the team-building resources to establish effective working teams. Suggested:
If necessary, introduce the rational for teamwork. This is a 21st century skill essential in the workplace.
Teams should establish a task list using the . This document can be filled out by hand, but will be modified as the project proceeds.
Start Daily Learning Logs for or . If the logs will be graded, announce grading standards and expectations.
Have students enter their observations (what they learned, what they need to learn, etc) in their .