9: Generating and Testing Hypotheses
Resources and activities to learn about Generating and Testing Hypotheses
1. Click on the image below to view the Generating and Testing Hypotheses presentation. (Note: The presentation will open in a new window or new tab depending on your browser settings. The course will remain open in the other window or tab.)
Suggested Text Reading: Chapter 9, pages 204-219, in “Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd ed.”
There are four suggested “structured tasks” for helping students Generate and Test Hypotheses in the presentation. Choose ONE to use in your lesson plan. Be prepared to reflect on your choice in the Blue Zone Discussion Forum. In your reflection, explain either: 1) how you could apply it to your lesson plan or 2) a technology resource that you could use in your classroom for Generating and Testing Hypotheses. Include a link to the resource you would use in the Discussion Forum.
2. The Tech Best Practice website contains resources that support Generating and Testing Hypotheses. Refer back to the presentation and review the slides for examples of ways to use technology when Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback. Use the links on the Tech Best Practice website to help you select the technology tools you are going to incorporate into your lesson.
Click on the image below to go to the Tech Best Practice website.
3. Visit the 21 Things 4 Teachers website and use the tutorials to learn how to use the technology resources that support this category of instructional strategies.
Refer back to the presentation and review the slides for examples of ways to use technology when Generating and Testing Hypotheses. Use the tutorials on the 21 Things 4 Teachers website to learn to use the technology tools you are going to incorporate into your lesson.
Click on the links below to access the tutorials that support this category of strategies.