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    A Scholar …

    graphic_thirsts

    ·        Develops a passion for a topic or discipline

    ·        Commits to test knowledge through experience and persistence

    ·        Keeps a list of unanswered questions for future investigations

     

    THIRSTS for more knowledge

    graphic_asks

    ·        Learns to ask questions that are factual, analytical, and evaluative

    ·        Asks questions of peers rather than just the teacher
    ·        Formulates questions about the material while reading and studying

    ·        Keeps a list of unanswered questions

    ASKS GOOD QUESTIONS

    graphic_tools

    ·        Brings materials to class

    ·        Possesses insatiable curiosity and a willingness to take risks

    ·        Embraces ambiguity and values effort

    BRINGS TOOLS

    graphic_perspectives

    ·        Develops intellectual empathy (reasons from the premises, assumptions, and ideas of others)

    ·        Researches ideas from different authors, time periods, and/or historians

    ·        Evaluates research from different roles in society

    Sees from different perspectives

    graphic_saves

    ·        Keeps track of learning in notebooks or journals
    ·        Uses mind mapping, webbing, or other methods to remember information

    ·        Prioritizes and summarizes learning experiences

    SAVES IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    graphic_ponders

    ·        Thinks metaphorically and productively vs. reproductively

    ·        Elaborates on connections between facts and big ideas through divergent questioning

    ·        Differentiates facts, concepts, and the rules that govern them

    Ponders big ideas

    graphic_intellect

    ·        Prepares for lessons

    ·        Participates in independent study

    ·        Practices intellectual humility (not pretentiousness)

    ·        Practices integrity

    ·        Assesses the value of the pursuit

    ·        Perseveres (commits to the struggle)

    Exercises the intellect

    graphic_resources

    ·        Utilizes primary and secondary sources

    ·        Researches a topic from a variety of authors or editors and sources

    ·        Utilizes a variety of resources including multimedia resources to develop advanced level products

    Accesses multiple resources

    graphic_goals
    ·        Scripts a vision of intellectual autonomy
    ·        Values intellectual stamina and tenacity
    ·        Fosters a feeling of accomplishment and the idea of making a contribution
    Sets goals
     

     

    Key Questions Scholars use....

    *Language of the Discipline
    *Details
    *Characteristics
    *Traits
    *Types
    *Functions
    *Kinds
    *Attributes
    *Influence
    *Origin
    *Conditions
    *Purpose
    *Possibilities
    *Significance
    *Value
    *Patterns
    *Trends
    *Ethics
    *Rules
    *Big ideas
    *Relate over time
    *Relate to other disciplines
    *Perspectives
    *Unanswered questions
     
    adapted from Linda Krauser
     
Last Modified on August 14, 2017