- Schooling America presentation and Current Events
- Writing Activity
Straw Towers Part I and Part II (Draft due: Week #4; Finale due Week #6)
Building Straw Towers presentation ( PDF ) (Courtesy of Susan Yoon. Used with permission.)
Straw Towers and Learning Environments summary ( PDF )
Towers will be judged on: originality, hurricane resistance (using a fan), and height (to the top)
Straw Towers Results
The results of the Straw Towers activity are written on the board. (Image courtesy of Eric Klopfer and Wendy Huang.)
- [Learn] = Chapter 4: How Children Learn and Chapter 6: The Design of Learning Environments .
- Polman, Joseph L., and Roy D. Pea. “ Transformative Communication as a Cultural Tool for Guided Inquiry .” Science Education 85, no. 3 (2001): 223–38.
- [Schooling] = Chapter 1 summary.