Glen Westbroek's Blog – October 2008 Archive (3)

Biology Cell Test using Interactive Response Devices

I've been working to develop a test for my Biology students. We have been studying cells so tonight I developed a summative assessment to give my students. I use individual response devices from TurningTechnologies. The software interfaces between PowerPoint and the receiver. Because of this technology, I was able to develop this test including many color pictures (including some taken through the microscope.) This test also includes video clips (because I had the ability and it fit my… Continue

Added by Glen Westbroek on October 22, 2008 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Sharing at State Education Association convention

I am looking forward to sharing with teachers during my session at tomorrow's State Education Association convention. My session is titled "Westbroek's Top Ten Internet Tools for 21st Century Skills." I plan to start the session by showing the video clip "A Vision of K-12 Students Today." It is possible that this will result in some teachers feeling slightly uncomfortable from what they see and hear. During the session, we will review 21st Century skills as defined by ISTE including both the… Continue

Added by Glen Westbroek on October 15, 2008 at 9:22pm — No Comments

NECC Presentation Submitted - FIngers crossed:)

I finished preparing and submitted a presentation for NECC 2009 late last night. I hope to share the process my Biology students use to organize thoughts and describe why they organize things. My fingers are crossed as I know I have to wait until mid-December until notifications are sent. Having attended the last two NECC events, I would love to go again.

Added by Glen Westbroek on October 4, 2008 at 8:40am — No Comments


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