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.
I wanted to allow students to follow a more real life type of inquiry in chemistry labs that would allow them to experiment, make mistakes, revise their approach and retest. I would hope that this... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
This guided inquiry project was designed to provide students with the challenge of creating a fully-electric car. The students were provided with a motor, photographs of sample electric cars, an... read more