For a Friday diversion… Watch 32 discordant metronomes achieve synchrony in a matter of minutes. If I were a physics teacher this would be an interesting real-world connection to get students thinking and relating. How do you bring real-world connections into the classroom to help clarify and solidify the Why? of lessons?
Lesson closure is so important for learning and is a cognitive process that each student must “go through” to wrap up learning. As teachers sometimes we forget that when students leave our room they step out into another world – sometimes of chaos. They instantly switch wondering what’s for lunch, who are they going to […]