PLICKERS  
     
We should teach by questioning; not telling.  Socrates
     
Learning Objective: 100% of pre-service teachers enrolled in EDUC 216/515 will produce a Plickers presentation demonstrating Eric Mazur's concept of Peer Instruction.
   
  Introduction Video: Plickers / Peer Instruction Assignment (Video 23:08 Min.)  
     
This assignment involves the process of integrating Plickers, using Peer Instruction as the guiding principle, into the classroom.
     
Step 1: Create a free account at Plickers.com
 

Watch the following videos

 
 

Plickers (Video 8:38 Min.)

 
 

Plickers FREE app and How I Use it! (Video 11:58 Min.)

 

Additional Instructional Plickers Videos

How to Use Plickers (Part 1 of 3 - Video 5:58 Min.)

 

How to Use Plickers (Part 2 of 3 - Video 8:30 Min.)

 
 

How to Use Plickers (Part 3 of 3 - Video 8:30 Min.)

 
     
 

Plickers cards may be downloaded from this link Plicker Cards. You do not need to print out the entire set of cards from this pdf file. You need only to print enough cards to complete your assignment.  This link, Backside of Plickers, is a word document that has the backside of the Plickers card.  In addition, this has been created using MS Word so that you may edit the wording on the back of the card.

 
     
     
Step 2: Investigate the concept of Peer Instruction
 

Introduction- Peer Instruction for Active Learning - Eric Mazur (Video 13:56 Min>)

 

• Read the information found at Peer Instruction

 

• Watch the Video Confessions of a Converted Lecturer: Eric Mazur (Video 1 hour 20 min.), and answer the questions Peer Instruction Questions. When completed, e-mail the document to the instructor.

 

• Watch Eric Mazur Shows Interactive Teaching (Video 8:30 Min.)

     
  Additional Links  
 

ConcepTest Flow Chart

 
 

The Advantages of using the Clickers with Students

 

Assessment

 

Peer Instruction Questions

 

Peer Instruction for Active Learning - Eric Mazur (Video 13:56 Min>)

 

Writing Great Clicker Questions: Faculty Workshop

 
 

Science Education Initiative  (The best resource to develope a greater understanding of Peer Instruction)

 
 

Digital Blooms

 
 

Learning Environments

 
 

Rigor and Relevance Chart

 
     
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