Thu, Jan 30, 2020 9:11 AM in Teacher in Training
Having students keep science notebooks is on way of engaging students here are some others:
give students choices on what assignments to do.
give students choices on how they are assessed
have students create photojournals and have them answer a question or write a brief observation of what they observed.
use portfolios to document learning experiences
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Sun, Jan 26, 2020 2:05 PM in Attributes of a Successful/Effective Teacher
You make some solid points. Your peers can be in different parts in their career and seeing the same thing the same way is nearly impossible when you have different philsophies, experiences, and knowledge. What can be exciting is when people with such differences are able to come together and execute effeciently and effectively as a team. In my experience, I haven't experienced this yet.
Sun, Jan 26, 2020 10:29 AM in Assigning Homework
Giving student choice is a very effective strategy. Having them chose from a menu is creative. As long as the homework has a purpose and quality feedback is given that is timely and objective focused I am in full support.
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