To support Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time. https://vimeo.com/128462566
Writing centre. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making... All materials available for students at one location.
Measurement Inquiry - For CAP classrooms, this could double in the discovery center with a graph (children put their name under the color they think has the most)-- Also, this is important- please use non-breakable PLASTIC jars and hot glue the lids on. :)