After learning an entire unit, many students find it a daunting task to work through assigned review questions to prepare for final evaluations. One of the many strategies that we use in teaching to allow students to be accountable for their learning is to co-construct criteria in evaluations or assignments. One option that we can incorporate with Plickers is to have students co-construct review questions that the class can use as review and, if possible, teachers can use in final evaluations as an incentive for student work.
Categories: General Interest
Occasionally I have students turn pennies into silver and gold using zinc powder and 4 mol/L sodium hydroxide solution. Some years ago when I first did this, the excess wet zinc powder was wrapped in... read more
by Laura Wodlinger, Director of Secondary Resource Development, STAO Many people consider science to be a collection of verified true facts, separate from human issues like discrimination. While... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Now more than ever, teachers must create opportunities for students to develop awareness, build community, and seek solutions for a greener earth. One way to achieve this is to connect scientific... read more