Equip Your Students To Create Their Own Intellectual Destiny! The best educators are the ones who empower students to ask intelligent questions and persistently seek the answers, stepping in only when necessary. Fostering rigorous, inquiry-based learning requires consistent systems backed by research and data. And these are precisely what you'll find in this book, which details: * A groundbreaking new approach to content delivery and instruction, geared towards maximizing student discovery, deep thought, exploration, and creativity * Why educators must let go of student IQ as a concept that influences teaching methods in any way * How to create a protocol-driven environment that fosters deep sharing and reflection With this book, you can give your students the two greatest gifts possible: Intellectual confidence and a growth mindset.
Thom Markham is a psychologist, author, speaker, educator, thought leader, and internationally recognized consultant to schools and districts focused on project based inquiry, 21st century skills, school redesign, and student empowerment. As founder and CEO of PBL Global, he has worked with over 250 schools and districts, and conducted workshops for nearly 6000 teachers across five continents, providing proven methods and resources for designing high quality, challenging, and authentic projects. His previous books include several best-selling books on project based learning, including the Project Based Learning Design and Coaching Guide: Expert tools for innovation and inquiry for K-12 educators, as well as numerous articles on school transformation. He can be contacted through his website, www.thommarkham.com.