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
I teach a hydraulics and pneumatics workshop to Grade 8 students for Scientists in School. I am amazed at how few schools have a syringe safety policy in force. With the two or three schools IÕve... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Learning Goal: To make a simple motor and wind turbine that will produce an electric current when exposed to wind. read more