Marelis Rivera

AP chemistry, IGCSE Chemistry, and IGCSE Biology teacher

Location

AZ

Affiliation

Yuma High School

Recent Posts by Marelis

Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:48 PM in Science Notebook
I have been using interactive notebooks for four years now. I very rarely do whole notebook checks. I do them once a marking period and it is a peer assessment done with a checklist. Basically the points are given at this point for having everything in the notebook and organized. This is never a summative assessment grade because I am not reading the content to make sure it is correct. It is ...

Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:42 PM in FACTS: Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques - Let's Share!
I also love card sorts! I have been using interactive notebooks and so the students keep their card sorts in little envelopes and are able to refer back to them and use them as study aides. They love it.

Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:41 PM in FACTS: Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques - Let's Share!
I LOVE Page Keeley's books. I use them all of the time! Recently one FACT that I used in my classroom was something that I called a Two by Two. I gave my students an index card and had them fold in half. One the left side they were to summarize the lesson in TWO sentences and on the other, they summarized it in two words. This was a great exercise for them in being careful with their word c...





Recent Public Collections by Marelis




Student-Centered Notebooks
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Science Notebook Essentials
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Science Stations

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Methods and Strategies: Inventive Learning Stations
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Tried and True: Sensations of sound
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Classroom Management: Setting Up the Classroom for Learning
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