Green Team to the Rescueby: Lance S. Neeper and Stacy K. Dymond

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Teachers created an after-school club called The Green Team and implemented an instructional strategy know as service-learning to teach environmental science. This article describes the transformation that occurred over a three-year period and illustrates how service-learning can provide a framework for environmental education.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
3/1/2012

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  • on Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:17 AM

The author of this article feels that the talk show format addresses multiple types of skills and assessments such as cooperative learning, the ability to write quality written product, understanding of vocabulary, self evaluation and peer evaluation by realizing the contributions of each group member. The audience of this event takes part in the activity by presenting questions, and the advertisers create products related to the topic. All in all, this creates an authentic assessment of understanding for the class. This is an interesting approach to assessment.

Adah  (San Antonio, TX)
Adah (San Antonio, TX)


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