The pH Factor

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What the student does that is consistent with this model:

  • Applies new labels, definitions, explanations and skills in new, yet similar situations.
  • Uses previous information to ask questions, propose solutions, make decisions, and design experiments.
  • Draws reasonable conclusions from evidence.
  • Records observations and explanations.
  • Checks for peer understanding.

What the teacher does that is consistent with this model:

  • Expects the students to use formal labels, definitions, and explanations provided previously.
  • Encourages the students to apply or extend the concepts and skills in new situtations.
  • Reminds students of the existing evidence and data and asks:
    • What do you already know?
    • Why do you think . . .

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