How would better teamwork help your life?

Think - Puzzle - Explore

1. What do you think you know about this topic?

2. What questions or puzzles do you have?

3. How can you explore this topic?

thekidshouldseethis:

Watch Ferrari’s F1 pit crew do a pit stop in around two seconds. We had to watch this multiple times so that we could figure out what each crew member’s two second task was and how they were doing it so fast. Pretty incredible. From Autosport.com, via Kottke:

With three people per wheel, two jack operators, and a handful of mechanics fulfilling other functions, each pit crew comprises nearly 20 people…

They are drilled incessantly at both the factory and during race weekends, with hundreds of pitstop practices until the process is instinctive.

Don’t you hate it when…?

(recall a time when something didn’t turn out the way you planned)

See Think Wonder

1. What do you see?

2. What do you think is going on?

3. What does it make you wonder?

diggvideos:

When you try your best but you don’t succeed

Mondays, amirite?

What happens when the whole world’s on the Net?
See Think Wonder
1. What do you see?
2. What do you think is going on?
3. What does it make you wonder?


The Internet takes over the World

What happens when the whole world’s on the Net?

See Think Wonder

1. What do you see?

2. What do you think is going on?

3. What does it make you wonder?

The Internet takes over the World

Can You Forward that TXT?
Claim Support Question
1. Make a claim about the topic
2. Identify support for your claim
3. Ask a question related to your claim

cartoonpolitics:

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month  .. "Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field, blindfolded. It’s extraordinarily dangerous. " .. ..  (from here).

Can You Forward that TXT?

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

cartoonpolitics:

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month  .. "Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field, blindfolded. It’s extraordinarily dangerous. " .. ..  (from here).

Really an App for that?!
Find What’s Funny
1. What is being made fun of?
2. What specific things make this “funny?”
3. How might you tell this as a joke without describing what you see?


theonion:

New App Matches You With Others In Vicinity Who Wasted $2.99 On Same App

Really an App for that?!

Find What’s Funny

1. What is being made fun of?

2. What specific things make this “funny?”

3. How might you tell this as a joke without describing what you see?

theonion:

New App Matches You With Others In Vicinity Who Wasted $2.99 On Same App

Why do we reject science?
Connect - Extend - Challenge
1. How are the ideas and information presented connected to what you already knew?
2. What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?
3. What is still challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?

Why do we reject science?

Connect - Extend - Challenge

1. How are the ideas and information presented connected to what you already knew?

2. What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?

3. What is still challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?

How about trying democracy?
Claim Support Question
1. Make a claim about the topic
2. Identify support for your claim
3. Ask a question related to your claim


Study: US government is an oligarchy Researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities released a study in April that found U.S. politicians more often reflect the wishes of the rich and powerful over the needs of the majority of Americans, who have a "minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy."

How about trying democracy?

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

Study: US government is an oligarchy 

Researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities released a study in April that found U.S. politicians more often reflect the wishes of the rich and powerful over the needs of the majority of Americans, who have a "minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy."

What about Your Education?
Claim Support Question
1. Make a claim about the topic
2. Identify support for your claim
3. Ask a question related to your claim

What about Your Education?

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

How Revolting?! 1%
Claim Support Question
1. Make a claim about the topic
2. Identify support for your claim
3. Ask a question related to your claim

How Revolting?! 1%

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

Smartphone Habits
What’s going on here?
1. Think: Use your vocabulary to describe everything you can.
2. Pair: Discuss why do you think someone posted this.
3. Share: Write a headline or caption that uses your best English to describe what you think is important in the post.

Smartphone Habits

What’s going on here?

1. Think: Use your vocabulary to describe everything you can.

2. Pair: Discuss why do you think someone posted this.

3. Share: Write a headline or caption that uses your best English to describe what you think is important in the post.

Look like anyone you know?

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

pewresearch:

Meet the generations and find out how they’re shaping the Next America.

What’s the best protection?
Claim Support Question
1. Make a claim about the topic
2. Identify support for your claim
3. Ask a question related to your claim

What’s the best protection?

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

Concise or Trite?
Claim Support Question
1. Make a claim about the topic
2. Identify support for your claim
3. Ask a question related to your claim

fastcompany:

"The perfect Tweet length was right around 100 characters.” - The Proven Ideal Length Of Every Tweet, Facebook Post, And Headline Online

Concise or Trite?

Claim Support Question

1. Make a claim about the topic

2. Identify support for your claim

3. Ask a question related to your claim

fastcompany:

"The perfect Tweet length was right around 100 characters.”The Proven Ideal Length Of Every Tweet, Facebook Post, And Headline Online

What’s short for OMG?

Inspiration  - Act on the Feeling?

1. What feelings do you have after experiencing this?

2. How were you made to feel this way?

3. What would you like to do with these feelings?

theweekmagazine:

This PSA will scare you out of texting and driving

What do you Desire?

Connect - Extend - Challenge

1. How are the ideas and information presented connected to what you already knew?

2. What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?

3. What is still challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?