Making Reflection Meaningful

  Larissa Pahomov, author of the book Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry, provides the following guidelines for helping ensure that reflection is meaningful and leads to successful outcomes (114-123): Put reflection first. Reflection first involves thinking about the content and establishing goals for the activity or project to be undertaken. … Continue reading Making Reflection Meaningful

Meaningful Reflection in the Inquiry Process

I am a student of reflection and believe in its power to inform and guide toward increased performance. Larissa Pahomov, author of the book Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry, promotes reflection in the inquiry process. She indicates that meaningful reflection (pp. 108-113) should: Reflection should give students the opportunity to … Continue reading Meaningful Reflection in the Inquiry Process

Five Recommendations Regarding Student Presentations

Larissa Pahomov, author of the book Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry, indicates that the following components be part of the student classroom presentation framework (pp. 90-102): Acknowledge two stages of presentation: Product and delivery. Teach students to prepare the best quality product by having students draft their work, receive feedback … Continue reading Five Recommendations Regarding Student Presentations

Three Components of Successful Classroom Presentations

It is important that students have the opportunity to present the findings of their inquiry. Larissa Pahomov, author of the book Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry, indicates that all successful classroom presentations (pp. 86-90) are: Flexible. A presentation does not just involve an individual standing at the front of the … Continue reading Three Components of Successful Classroom Presentations