Element 10.2: Activate Prior Knowledge and Extend Knowledge-Building
Why is this important?
By providing context and the necessary connecting information, you ensure that everyone is on the same playing field and you support students be able to deepen and develop their understanding.
You might want to start here:
See it in action:
Descriptions of instructional strategies that help activate/build background knowledge:
After exploring this high impact strategy:
1. What are your most important takeaways?
2. In what ways do you anticipate this will impact or shift your practice?
3. What questions do you have at this point?