Knowledge Building Centers

A Knowledge Building Center is a way of providing an online collaborative environment for a unit of study. 
It scaffolds the inquiry process with tools for learning and places to work together 24/7.

Virtual Knowledge Building Centers are:

  • Collaborative construction zones between adults and students

  • Places to learn, solve, work, create, think, achieve, shine, demonstrate

  • Participatory learning (See The Think Models)

  • Higher level thinking and metacognition

  • Ventures into the real world of information

  • Free or almost free

  • Simple to create on a variety of technologies

  • Showcase of super learning experiences