Reflection: High Quality Task Quadrilateral Or Parallellogram? - Section 3: Take Photos and Create Videos

 

Using student created photos or videos engages the students as they document their learning in real time.  It also created a way for me to assess their understanding of these terms by watching the videos, especially for groups I did not have a chance to observe as they were working.  I also find it interesting to listen to the discussion between the students and their reasoning about a item.

Sometimes when the teacher is not "present" or involved, the authentic conversation reveals more about students understanding.  Because we are not waiting for a specific "correct" answer to a question, even some of my more shy and reserved students were more vocal and animated when creating the videos.  

  Using Student Created Videos
  High Quality Task: Using Student Created Videos
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Quadrilateral Or Parallellogram?

Unit 7: Geometry
Lesson 1 of 5

Objective: SWBAT compare and contrast quadrilaterals and parallelograms with items found in the classroom.

Big Idea: Students discover the differences between quadrilaterals and parallelograms with everyday items found in the classroom.

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