Teaching and Learning

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Reflection is an important part of place-based learning. It helps transform a field trip into an opportunity of deep learning. Using a tool like the one provided here is a wise place to start developing your own reflective questions: Edutopia’s Sample Reflective Question. Depending on the situation consider selecting one reflective question for all students to use or offer a student a choice of 5-7 questions that include forward thinking, inward thinking, outward thinking…

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