Proper scaffolding is essential to supporting students while they construct their learning. Students are guided in the right path, and for the right purpose, in order to keep the educational struggle manageable and productive. Without scaffolding, students may chase unreliable or extraneous information that does not lead them to a solution to a problem or… Read More Scaffolding in PBL
Effective assessments, according to data from “What Kids Can Do,” are for students, faithful to the work students actually do, public, and promotes ongoing self-reflection and critical inquiry. Reflection and self-evaluation of the planned assessments for my EDTECH 542 project “Campus Beautification Project” appear to be on the right track. For quality one, assessments for… Read More Effective Assessments in PBL
I believe even since I become a New Tech teacher two years ago, the number of resources for math teachers wanting to use PBL has grown significantly. One resource I am excited about is http://betterlesson.com/. This website is searchable by Common Core Standard and all of the lessons I have explored included all of the documents… Read More PBL Reflection: How & Why for Math?
Roblyer stated in Integrating Educational Technology in Teaching, “a curricular “war” has long raged between those who believe that students must be taught to memorize certain basic math skills and those who feel that the focus should be on deeper conceptual mathematical knowledge and insights” (2016, p. 311). The first big challenge of integrating technology… Read More Obstacles to Technology Integration in Math Classes