Course Guides: Transformation Scaffolds
According to Bernie Dodge, transformation scaffolds help learners transform information into new forms. The student might need to:
Many tools can be used to help students with their thinking such as:
- cause/effect charts
- compare/contrast tables
- classification webs
- what if and trend spreadsheets
- problem solving activities
Read Weaving at Information Age Inquiry for more ideas.
To learn more about transformation scaffolds, use the following external links:
- Transformation Scaffolds from San Diego Schools
- Transformation Scaffolds from San Diego State University
Transformation scaffolds help students tranform ideas and information into new forms.
Identify tools that could be use for creating transformation scaffolds such as Inspiration software or the online tool Gliffy.
Create a transformation scaffold along with an sample or a model that could be shown to students as an example.