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, Leah LaCrosse <leahlacrosse@y...>
> My whole class lesson was taped with one of my higher end
classes. I used this class because they were the easiest motivated,
they worked well in class (no discipline problems), and it was an
afternoon class (I had taught the lesson a couple times before
taping). So, while this didn't make this the world's best
lesson...I felt comfortable, confident, and really familiar with my
> I used a mix of technology with a SMART board, maps, and charts
for regional comparisons in Africa. My goals were to introduce
regions in Africa with statistical comparisons of literacy rate,
GDP, resources, landform maps, and more. Students made a lot of
comparisons and connections between the regions.
> I also encourage students to get involved with participation
points. I have a chart with the student's names. Each time a
student asks a question, answers a question, reads, or interacts in
class, I give them a check mark. They see at the end of the week
how involved they were in the lessons. They also monitor themselves
periodically. This helps them see how their involvement helps them
to learn. It also helps when videotaping a whole class lesson...you
see a variety of kids participating!
> I hope this helps a little. Good luck. Have a great day.
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