How can I go beyond asking 20 variations of 622 + 77 = ___?
All AboutUpdating Old Questions
A series in which I look at my embarrassingly bad old questions and transform them into something more interesting! Follow along via email.
A big ol’ table that looks like comparing, but it’s really more about remembering.
What happens when we ask a math level that scares off 83% of our students? Don’t lower the ceiling! Lower the floor through scaffolding.
We can’t just list multiple perspectives.
An under-developed task in which students designed a character’s room.
I was aiming for engagement rather than higher-level thinking.
Why are my best biologists just restating facts we already know?
What can we do once students correctly identify a story’s genre?
What do we do after a student can identify the type of figurative language?
Oops! I just asked my students to put the planets in order! Here’s what I could do differently…