Workshop in Education Day 2

I. Show video of science teaching: ‚ÄúPreparing for Mineral Identification‚ÄĚ

Questions to Consider

  • What role does formative assessment play in Mr. Olive's classroom?
  • How does the teacher prepare his students for mineral identification?
  • As students work in small groups, what strategies does the teacher use to help them succeed?

Share teacher lesson resources - unit summary, lesson outline, student journal sample

Discuss why students are writing in their lab journals


 II. Necessary Components of an Effective Science Lesson

III. Resources for teaching inquiry lessons