Reflection: Flexibility Earth's Changing Climate - Section 3: Students in Action


This is our school's first year as a 1-to-1 computer environment. Now I'm considering restructuring my classroom as a blended learning environment.

Both the quality of the Concord Consortium's High Adventure Science Climate Module and the positive feedback from my students has convinced me to move forward. I will be spending some of my summer days developing a blended learning classroom.

My students commented that one of the things they liked best about the simulation was the ability to work at their own pace. Teachers have the option to run a status report at anytime during the module. When I checked on my students' progress, it was clear that students were pacing themselves at almost as many different levels as there are students in my classroom - a true testimony to the need for a delivery that puts the student learning first.

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Earth's Changing Climate

Unit 11: Weather
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: SWBAT use interactive models and real world data to explore and critically analyze Earth's changing climate

Big Idea: Remember the old adage, "a picture is worth a thousand words." Our Earth is in a period of warming but how warm will the planet get? Take a look at these models and data to make predictions about the future.

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