Learning through inquiry-based provocations

Today we engaged in a range of provocations that explored informal measurement, length and inquiry investigations. Many students used cubes and their hands as a way of using informal measurement. Other students compared length using different vocabulary such as “longer”, “shorter”, “further” and “closer”.

Here are some of our provocations:

It was great to hear students using comparative language such as “smaller”, “longer” and “closer”. Some students decided roll the trucks and identify which trucks rolled the furthest and which ones did not roll as far. After engaging in different provocations, many students went off to engage in their own investigations around their interests.

Here is our learning:

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