Tag Archives : thinking routines


Group I- “DJ” Thinking Routine

This afternoon we engaged in a thinking routine designed by Kristen to help our group reflect upon their experiences over the past day and half and to share that thinking.     First we spent time thinking about our experiences on Wednesday at the museum and in our morning interactive course. Next we came up with […]

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H Days Four and Five Remixing Thinking Routines

In Photography and Film we’ve been working on finishing our first projects. Photography students did a documentary photography project documenting their day in 50 Photographs. Film students did a short film the was the autobiography of an inanimate object. Photography students created contact sheets and engaged in peer editing of their photographs. During peer editing the […]


H Day the Third, Thinking Routines evolve, documentation deepens

Three cycles into school takes us in the sixth week and the start of October. Class are humming and progress reports are around the corner. My advance planning continues but as we finish up the basics skills lessons and move into the first major projects of the year I found that thinking routines were not […]

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H Day the First

At WIS we use an 8-day rotational schedule for classes, organized A-H days. I see my students in their electives five of eight days per cycle. So here at the end of the first cycle- our H Day- I have seen each of my classes for 5+ hours of instruction and homework. Yes, there has […]