UK, Singular Publishing: 2016
Mantle of the Expert is an education approach that uses imaginary contexts to generate purposeful and engaging activities for learning.
Mantle of the Expert works by the teacher planning a fictional context where the students take on the responsibilities of an expert team. As the team, they are commissioned by a client to work on a assignment, which has been planned to generate tasks and activities that will involve them in studying and developing wide areas of the curriculum.
For example, a class of students are cast as a team of archaeologists excavating an Egyptian tomb for the Ca... View More...