Assignment 6 Blog

  1. Choose one tool from the Discussion & Reflection Tool category (or ask for approval to use another related tool that you have discovered). Create an informal summary of a lesson idea that connects to your PBL unit that includes the criteria below.
    1. Teacher Use (worth 2 points): discuss what the teacher will do with the tool including practical issues such as instructional strategies, classroom management, time, access to technology, etc.,

The spreadsheet that each group will enter all their data into will serve multiple purposes for the teacher. The first will be that the teacher can monitor the student progress in the data collection phase of the project. It also will allow the students triple the amount of data to look at when drawing conclusions. The other thing it will do is allow the teacher to save time by running the data through a data analysis software to check the conclusions the students make. It could also help keep the students on task by allowing them to collect a reasonable amount of data without the process getting tedious

    1. Student Use (worth 2 points): discuss what the students will actively do with the tool including active, hands-on interaction and creation using the technology tool, and

The students will search for nine games on and record which team had the advantage in each of the statistics they record. They will record the data they collect on the spreadsheet that every student will have access too. This will allow them to understand the data collection process without it becoming too tedious for them.

    1. Content Connections (worth 2 points): discuss how the tool connects to the content being explored including relevant TEKS).

This tool satisfies the teks for the 111.37. Advanced Quantitative Reasoning course by actively collecting data for a research project.

  1. Link to your newly created example artifact – make sure the link is publicly viewable to others (worth 2 points).


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