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Mon, Nov 14, 2016 10:22 AM in Lab Dissections
I changed my approach to dissections to shift it from basic anatomy to a comparative anatomy lab in order to move the focus to evolution and to emphasise HOTS. To do this students are assigned to one of the following specimens for their dissection (listed in order of easiest to most challenging to dissect):
frog; fetal pig; pigeon; shark; turtle.
I do not tell them how to di...
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Sun, Nov 13, 2016 11:53 PM in Developing HOTS
Restructuring Student Presentations for the Science Classroom
In the past I was resistant to oral student presentations in the science classroom for the following reasons:
The presentations take too long pressuring me to use group presentations to reduce the number.
Student presentations vary in quality and every poor presentation results in gaps in the learning for the...
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