When I first listened to this address by 12 yo Adora I was rather skeptical and amazed. Her use of language is amazing but her message is simply.
We need to hear student voice in curriculum development – so if you plan your inquiry learning unit without seeking student background knowledge and wonderings – your not hearing student voice.
The leaders of tomorrow need to be heard today.
Reciprocal teaching was another phase used which I certainly favour in years 2 -10 – the link here goes to a reading session.
Interested in other reactions.