Fact or Fib Showdown! Fact or Fib Showdown is a great formative assessment strategy. Students have fun AND get feedback for learning “Fact or Fib Showdown!” (Kagan, 2009)
Fact or Fib Showdown! Step 1: Each person gets 2 Post-it notes. Step 2: Write “fact” on one note and “fib” on the other. Step 4: The teacher will present a statement. Step 3: Hold one note in each hand – words toward your palm. Step 5: Participants decide if the statement is a fact or a fib. (5-10 seconds of wait time). Step 6: When the teacher says, “Showdown!” participants slap their answers down into the middle of the table. Step 7: Compare and discuss answers. Step 8: Teacher verifies and clarifies. (Kagan, 2009)
Fact or Fib Showdown! K-8 Texas teachers will be required to teach personal financial literacy in math in 2014-2015 and beyond. FACT!
Fact or Fib Showdown! Implementation year for ALL math TEKS is 2014-2015. FIB!
Fact or Fib Showdown! • Answer: • New Mathematics Standards will be implemented: • 2014-2015: Grades K – 8 • 2015-2016: High School Courses
Fact or Fib Showdown! Kindergarten students are expected to identify ways to earn income in 2014-2015. FACT!
Fact or Fib Showdown! If I teach a few word problems about money then I will meet the expectations of the new PFL strand. FIB!
Fact or Fib Showdown! Answer: The New PFL strand includes the following big ideas: saving money, managing money, borrowing money, spending money, earning income.