5 Ways to Use Task Cards in the ClassroomI looked out at my class, trying to get their attention as I stood at the board. It seemed, even to me, like the class period would never end. I was tired to trying to remind, redirect, and 'perform' to hold their attention.
My class needed a change so that students were active and helping each other learn. I started researching task cards, and they quickly became a necessary part of my classroom. The focus changed so that the students were active, eager to participate, moving around the room, and even doing some self-reflection.
If you've research task cards before, you may see that many of the resources available are geared more towards elementary students, or to subject areas other than science. I want to share with you some great resources for more information on task cards, and the 5 ways that I find them most useful in my classroom. It really is possible for your students to be more engaged and accountable for their learning.
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