via Teaching Channel
Video: Math teacher, Leah Alcala, engages students by using a warm-up problem at the beginning of every class.
Materials and Resources: Index Cards, Document Camera, LCD Projector
This is a great “bell ringer,” or “do now” activity.
This 5:00 minute video also demonstrates the following:
- Creating a low-threat classroom environment
- Low-cost strategies
- Formative Assessment
- Check for Understanding
- Whole-Class Instruction
- Questionning Strategies
- Guided Practice
- Teach and Re-teach
- Higher-Order Thinking (Analyze, Evaluate)