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Scaffolding Understanding Using SOLO Hexagons in Science and Elsewhere

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Overview

Would you like to engage your students in hands-on exercises that help them more easily see connections, build on their existing knowledge, and demonstrate what they know? David Faure will show how students can use SOLO hexagons to scaffold levels of understanding so that a simple card sorting activity can become a more open-ended task. He will explore how this activity provides formative assessment for the teacher and helps students to understand a topic more deeply, making connections like never before. David will also provide some concrete examples and share personal experience and insights from his science lessons. While the examples shared will be from his science classes, the principles covered would be applicable to many subject areas.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Thursday, January 21, 2016 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Assessment & Review , Learning Theories & Strategies, STEAM
Tags: formative assessment, hands-on exercises, scaffolding, Science, STEM

Reviews (21)

 
Very interesting approach. I teach elementary science and can see how this can be used in so many ways! Looking forward to trying this out!
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+9
 
Great information
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Excellent presentation.
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This approach may be useful if you are working with students who benefit from mindmapping and like to work in a tactile or kinesthetic way.
Basic Member
+3
 
Thank you!
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I like the idea especially using large hexagons as stepping stones.
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very interesting!!
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First time learning of this, very interesting, thank you!
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This is an interesting approach for the science classroom. I am starting a new unit this week and will include the hexagons in my teaching.
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Very helpful information.
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