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Teaching Science in an Alternative setting ?

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  1. Teaching Sciencein an Alternative setting? Possible solutions: _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ }{ Usual obstacles: Schools lack resources Students lack motivation Teachers lack time

  2. "Juice Box" Interactivity PowerPoint or YouTube lessons using the Smart/Wiimote Whiteboard preferred juice box - extrinsic motivator

  3. The Wiimote Whiteboard The basic setup: http://tdsbalternativescience.wikispaces.com/Wiimote+whiteboard

  4. "Juice Box" Interactivity PowerPointexample

  5. "Juice Box" Interactivity YouTube example Ecology - Human Impact • Volunteer #1: Hold your breath, • starting at 00:22. • Volunteer #2: What is note-worthy at 1:22? • Volunteer #3: At 2:20, what can comment about the catch in relation to human impact, compared to other fishing activities carried out around the world? • Volunteer #1: At 2:54, you can breathe. How was it?

  6. Web Resources • Steve Spangler • from the Ellen Show on YouTube • (e.g. http://youtu.be/JsnjvFy7aw8) • from stevespanglerscience.com OERB (https://resources.elearningontario.ca) search forinteractive activities Username: tdsbteacher Password: oerb Gizmos (explorelearning.com) 450+ interactive animations on Math and Science

  7. Web Resources (cont.) • BBC’s Planet Earth and Human Planet • (e.g. youtu.be/Qukz93Z3wY0) • Eureka physics videos (bit.ly/13AcNJn) • Brainiacs(e.g. youtu.be/AYz_K3mwq6A) • and MythBusters(e.g. youtu.be/LjbJELjLgZg) • Daily Planet ‘s Alan Nursall (e.g. bit.ly/TUMWVJ) • BBC online games (bbc.co.uk/schools/games) • Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire • (e.g. superteachertools.com)

  8. Web Resources (cont.) Finally, consider Credit Recovery program resources: (or http://bit.ly/1bqxURf) • TDSB Credit Recovery > mytdsb > teaching and learning > student success > credit recovery > course outlines > science outlines • Grand Erie D. S. B.(mypathway.ca/creditrecovery) • or other school board programs • Blended Learning (tdsb.elearningontario.ca)