Step 3) Explain in 50 minutes | Steps 1-3 Completed by Friday, Sept 12, 2014
This challenge is open to all K-16 educators and their students. If you are attending Symposium 2014 and
would like to submit your student's progress, please refer to the overview for further instructions.
The sequence below assumes a fast track - to prepare for the symposium in respect to the beginning of the
new school year. Please do adjust the flow as you see fit based on subject, grade level, available time, and
student's learning needs.
Teams make sense of informative feedback and identify relevant findings:
Teams engage in the Brainstorming Activity via open-ended “what if?” and “how might we?” questions from several perspectives.
Invite your students to use their creative problem solving skills to make sense of what they have learned from engaging in Steps 1 and 2. Encourage them to put their understandings of “mindset“ dispositions to work as they take license to unpack decisions that challenged their person of historical importance. Students are free to re-write history, adjust their person’s path as they navigated a dilemma, challenge, or adversity.
Teams create a DRAFT Plan of Action:
Students engage in a Formative Assessment to better understand:
Pre-Symposium 2014 - Teachers Submit Sample Student Work