The Social Studies and the Mat, Design and Technology curriculum leaders, Byron Stevenson and Annelise Groen, worked with the Intermediate teachers to develop some ideas around Inquiry Based Learning.
One of the ideas that Byron pointed out as being key for ALL students was the ability to take notes. He suggested a method called Cornell Notes. I had never heard of it, but I am ready to introduce the students to them. Here is a graphic, along with a YouTube video to introduce it:
Remember this special day?