LEGO Challenges

Problem Solving Strategies


Teacher Role(s)?


Student Self Assessment

Documentation & Reflection

Digital Learning Farm

Information Processing

Less Is More Continuum?

Autodidacts, Self-Directed Learning, Student Exploration, Guided Discovery, Direct Instruction


  • What difference does the metaphor make?
    • Following a guided path.
    • Setting up guard rails. Wide enough to empower but narrow enough to guide.
    • Following a set of blazes.
    • Following footsteps.
  • Sometimes the guardrails are unnecessary or limiting. Sometimes they are freeing. How do we know?

More...Questions, More...Thinking

Discussion Area
  1. Take a moment to review each question
  2. Select 2-3 to respond to
  3. After posting your response, review the posts of your colleagues and reply with a connection, question, strategy, idea, etc.
  4. How might you take this conversation back to your campus?

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