Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:20 AM
Hands On Experience
This article is very effective in giving teachers a hands-on approach to students to teaching the different states of matter. Having students be able to sort the substances into different categories based on the states of matter is engaging and effective way of teaching. Another essential part of this article is reflecting on students prior knowledge. Finding out what students already know and do not know is essential to planning a lesson. Creating pre-assessments allows teachers to understand what concepts are confusing for students, and which they need to focus on during their lessons. This article presents different ways to alter lessons when teaching about the different states of matter.