4D Sources & Reports
Scroll down to find resources that support 4D Learning in the classroom. This section is intended to provide sources for learning theories and evidence that supports 4D Learning. Additiionally, browse through the many related articles that are available on 4D learning or related topics.
Attention, Engagement & the Brain
Attention, Engagement and the Brain includes sources on the neuro science and learning research showing that we learn most effectively when we are paying attention. And learners pay more attention when they are actively engaged in the learning process. From this premise, a student-centric model has evolved. Additionally, the research demonstrates that providing students with thinking routines will develop a metacognition about their thinking.
Making Thinking Visible: Creating a Culture of Thinking
Making Thinking Visible is a Project Zero research initiative which later became the book, Making Thinking Visible. "Visible Thinking includes a large number of classroom routines, easily and flexibly integrated with content learning, and representing areas of thinking such as understanding, truth and evidence, fairness and moral reasoning, creativity, self-management, and decision making. (PZ web site)
Project Zero - Learning for Deeper Understanding
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School Design: Creating Learning Spaces for Better Engagement
The learning research is making architects and designers focus on the environment which is learner centered. The traditional classroom was teacher centered, or a lecture based design. Browse books and research behind the new school and learning space design.