Motion and Forces in CAPS - June 11, 2013

Medford High School • Room • Catherine's classroom


4pm - Meet and Greet and Eat (Cathleen)


4:20 pm - Pre-/Post- Survey Results (Diane) 10min

Download the Physics Evaluation Report to learn how we were able to increase teacher's knowledge of physics content and increase their confidence using Web 2.0 instructional strategies.
4:30 pm - Student Tech Survey (Bob) 10min
  • Do you know how your students use the Internet?
  • Would you like to know more?
  • WHY NOT ASK...
Use this knowledge to select the most useful Web 2.0 technologies for engaging your students.

For more information on Student Tech surveys visit:

Workshop 5 Student Tech Use
4:40pm - Lesson Sharing (Cathleen)
  • Quick summary of your lesson
  • Highlight a Web 2.0 skill that you used in your lesson
  • Plans to teach your lesson
  • Questions to consider:
  1. How does your lesson use these Web 2.0 tools as a way to assess gained student knowledge in a new and engaging way?
  2. How does your lesson use these Web 2.0 tools as a way to teach Physics -- Motion and Forces in CAPS content?
4:45- 5:15 pm- Break into groups and discuss lessons

Sharing Groups

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

5:15-5:30 pm-Lesson Bazaar

Imagine that the Gate's Foundation will be attending the last 15 minutes of this callback.

You have 15 minutes to create a wiki marketing advertisement to encourage Bill and Melinda to come and visit your group's lessons.


Questions to consider for this exercise:

  1. What Web 2.0 tools and uses were educationally exciting?
  2. How I would share these Web 2.0 tools with both students and other teachers in my district?
  3. How can these Web 2.0 tools be used to open the classroom to the student's home or to other classrooms?
  4. How can these Web 2.0 tools be used to assess students gained content knowledge?

Example of what we are looking for:
Biology 1: Cell Biology and Genetics—A Human Approach
Group 4

5:30-5:40 pm - Two minutes each > Share your wiki marketing advertisement to the whole class.

5:55 pm - Hand in Participation Checklist form

Receive classroom supplies.