Inquiry-Based Learning By: Sherry Mohr One of my research projects is focused on inquiry-based learning within the classroom. I want to test how inquiry-based learning affects student engagement. Engagement is a buzzword making headlines within education. It is a construct that teachers base entire curriculums off, and an abstract that many hope to achieve amongst […]
Portfolio Assessments: A New Look at Student Metrics By: Sherry Mohr Imagine standing before a panel of faculty. Each one has a list of questions and a booklet of information. This booklet contains information that you wrote. It’s your senior thesis. You’re standing before this panel to defend it so that you can graduate…from high […]
Teaching with Our Eyes Open: Lessons in Student Engagement and Knowledge Retention By: Sherry Mohr How can you tell if your students are engaged? Do they respond to questions accurately? Test well? Have fun? Do these factors indicate retention of knowledge and content? Can you determine whether your students will remember what you’ve taught 5 […]
Welcome to the Start of the School Year. Now Here’s a List of Things to Do: Twenty-First Century Skills to Teach within the First Week of School.
Welcome to the Start of the School Year. Now Here’s a List of Things to Do: Twenty-First Century Skills to Teach within the First Week of School. By Sherry Mohr Teachers have a lot on their minds at the beginning of the school year. They’ve spent hours creating lesson plans, attending faculty meetings, and preparing […]