Students research fractions on the job and share presentations that demonstrate the importance of knowing fractions.
Students take on the roles of professionals who use fractions on the job. After researching, they create and share presentations that demonstrate the importance of knowing fractions in their chosen professions.
Students become weather forecasters conduct research and investigations about weather phenomena around the globe.
Students become weather forecasters to report on weather conditions around the globe after conducting research and scientific investigations about weather phenomena.
Students research ”Great Thinkers” and become the thinkers, sharing their lives and accomplishments with the class.
Students research the ”Great Thinkers” of the world; people who have made a positive impact throughout time. Each student researches one Great Thinker and then becomes this person, sharing the thinker’s life and accomplishments with the class.
Students research medieval times, role-play medieval characters, build a castle, and prepare a feast fit for a king.
Students research a medieval persona such as a king or a squire to role-play. Students explore all aspects of lives during that time as they research and build a dream castle and prepare a feast fit for a king.
Determining how students are using higher-order thinking can be a challenge. Learn methods for assessing thinking.
Determining how and when students are using higher-order thinking such as critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, and metacognition, can be a challenge. Learn about ways of methods for assessing thinking.
In some classrooms, assessment is often limited to tests and papers. Learn about different types of assessment.
In traditional classrooms, student assessment is often limited to tests, papers, and oral presentations. Learn about the different types of assessment.