- Teaching students the skills of forming opinions, drawing conclusions, and making claims
- Not telling students what their product will be until after the Construct stage. This isn’t always appropriate but can be effective in moving the emphasis from product to understanding.
- Giving students a scaffolding tool appropriate for your assessment criteria to help them to integrate all the information they have found to build a new understanding (see all the Construct resources on the FOSIL Group Resources page)
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