Consuming vs creating: Is there room for both?

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#DitchBook Twitter chat | Friday, June 8, 2018

Consuming vs creating: Is there room for both?

We all want our students to be creating in the classroom. But is there a place for consuming too? When should students be consuming? And what are the best tools for getting students creating?

Consuming vs creating, sounds like it’s one or the other. But don’t our students need to do both?

Sometimes our students are consuming information and sometimes they are applying what they have learned by creating something.

Its all about balance and knowing the why behind your lesson. 

When should students be creating vs consuming? And what are the best tech and non-tech tools to get students creating in the classroom?

In a recent #DitchBook Twitter chat moderated by Robert “Louie” Middle, we discussed creating and consuming and the need for both in the classroom. 

Check them out in the summary of this week’s chat below!

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  • Letty says:

    As students they are consuming the information/lesson that is taught and then using what they learned to create and show what they know.

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