The Skillful Teacher Expectations by ert554898

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									      The Big Picture:
Enduring Understandings and
    Essential Questions
      Characteristics of an
     Enduring Understanding
 Involve the big ideas that give meaning
  and importance to facts
 Can transfer to other topics, fields, and
  life
 Are usually not obvious or concrete
 Justify the use of teaching a skill
 Are deliberately framed as
  generalizations
      Examples of Enduring
        Understandings
   Authors write with different purposes in
    mind.
   Readers develop a deeper understanding
    through reflection of text.
   Describe the structures that humans have to
    serve different functions in growth and
    survival.
   Developing number sense and number
    relationship.
Your Turn...
 Turn to a partner and
  describe the common
elements of an enduring
     understanding.
  Essential Questions

 Essential   questions help drive
              instruction.
What are the Common
     Elements?
   Have no simple, right answer
   Raise other important questions, often
    cross subject boundaries
   Often address philosophical or
    conceptual foundations of a discipline
   Connect to students’ lives and interests
    Examples of Essential
        Questions
 How does reading influence us?
 In what ways is the past about me?
 Where do words or phrases come
  from?
 What makes me healthy?
 How do we show a part of something?
Your Turn...
 Turnto a partner and
 describe the common
elements of an essential
       question.

								
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