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Inquiry Technologies – Screencasting & Science

Inquiry Technologies – Screencasting & Science

Phase 0/00 winner Inquiry Technologies has received a great deal of exposure, most recently in an article for The Science Teacher – The National Science Teachers Association’s High School Flagship Journal.

The article describes what student screencasting involves and why it is so different from other traditional forms of assessment — in this case, the typical lab report. Student comments show support for the original idea and validate the study.

From the Article

Our initial trials and Stuckey’s findings offer a glimpse into the potential of an untapped technique that encourages expressiveness, engagement, ownership, and collaboration — commodities that teachers struggle endlessly to foster in students. Our pilot project showed that, regardless of demonstrated writing ability, students can produce clear, articulate, and careful oral explanations.

View the entire article (PDF).

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