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Bias Sampling
ORC# 1489
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students learn about sampling bias by working in three groups to survey separately students, parents, and teachers about the amount of homework students ought to have. They report and compare the responses from each of the three groups to see how the results differ....
102
Finding Satisfactory Solutions
ORC# 1496
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: In this activity, students decide where to locate ice cream stands in a town so that no one has to travel too far to buy a treat. The problem-solving strategies for this problem give students a chance to grapple with the notion of proof and to decide what makes a solution satisfactory....
103
What's the Problem?
ORC# 2304
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: English Language Arts
Professional Commentary: The aim of this lesson is to help students develop their persuasive writing and information gathering skills using various forms of information and communication technology. Using the context of issues common to teenagers, this lesson provides an authentic and personally relevant purpose....
Career Fields: Education & Training, General Career Skills
Projects: Writing 6-12, Standards First
104
What a Character!
ORC# 2305
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: English Language Arts
Professional Commentary: This lesson features methods in which students learn strategies for developing strong characters in their own writing. Students are guided through a series of pre-writing activities as they complete a character sketch....
Projects: Writing 6-12
105
Mysterious Life of Caves: Microbial Townhouse
ORC# 2426
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: Science
Professional Commentary: The purpose of this activity is to understand that microorganisms can survive in many different environments and that microorganisms live in places where conditions are suitable for their growth. Students use commonly available materials to create Winogradsky columns....
Career Fields: Agricultural & Environmental Systems, Health Science
Projects: Standards First
106
The Grapes of Wrath: Scrapbooks and Artifacts: Ethnographic Field Studies in Fiction
ORC# 2515
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: English Language Arts
Professional Commentary: This instructional unit uses The Grapes of Wrath and digital images from the American Memory collections to explore cultural and literary themes. Students use the American Memory collections to conduct research and gather artifacts....
Career Fields: Agricultural & Environmental Systems, Arts & Communication, Human Services, General Career Skills
Projects: Standards First
107
Kindergartners Write Every Day!
ORC# 2565
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: English Language Arts
Ohio Standards Alignment: Kindergarten
Professional Commentary: Kindergartners Write Every Day provides an in-depth look at a comprehensive writing program for emergent writers. Video segments, samples of student work, suggestions for management, and ideas for engaging young learners are outlined for teachers....
108
Growing, Growing, Graphing!
ORC# 2650
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Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: In this lesson, students focus on China's population growth. They graph data on graph paper using a graphing calculator or spreadsheet software....
Career Fields: Business & Administrative Services, Health Science, Law & Public Safety, Marketing
Projects: Standards First
109
Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups
ORC# 2748
Resource Information
Resource Type: Instructional Resource -- Best Practice
Discipline: English Language Arts