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In a previous blog post, I listed some of the ways that index cards are useful in class. I mentioned a page by Cathy Davidson describing a step-by-step way to use index cards in a think-pair-share activity. As I wrote … Continue reading
I have been thinking about the humble index card. What are some good ways to use them in class or other presentations to large groups? Here’s one way that I use them. On the first day of class, I have … Continue reading
[EDIT September 1, 2014: “The Kids Marshmallow Experiment” linked below is no longer a YouTube video. Here is an updated link to a different video of the same experiment: Marshmallow Test Reproduced] The Each semester, my last topic of … Continue reading