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ERIC Number: EJ1157247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Inviting Uncertainty into the Classroom
Beghetto, Ronald A.
Educational Leadership, v75 n2 p20-25 Oct 2017
Most teachers try to avoid having students experience uncertainty in their schoolwork. But if we want to prepare students to tackle complex problems (and the uncertainty that accompanies such problems), we must give them learning experiences that involve feeling unsure and sometimes even confused. Beghetto presents five strategies that help educators use uncertainty as a catalyst for problem solving: Provide structures that support students facing uncertainty, try "lesson unplanning," assign complex challenges, explore well-known solutions, and launch "never-ending projects."
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Language: English
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