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  1. 1. How to use demonstration in your classroom<br />Melissa Titus<br />
  2. 2. Demonstration Defined<br />Real or lifelike model of a<br /> skill/procedure. <br />
  3. 3. What demonstration is<br />Exploding pumpkin demo<br />http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=141747&title=Mrs_Riddel_s_Exploding_Pumpkin<br />
  4. 4. What demonstration is NOT<br />Teacher: “Class, this is a volcano. See it errupting?”<br />Class: “No. We can’t see it doing anything.”<br />
  5. 5. Pros<br />Students see then imitate model <br />Guide a large group to complete task<br />Teacher lead demo=safer<br />Saves $$$<br />Great for visual learners<br />Distance learning demos available<br />
  6. 6. Cons<br />Not hands on<br />Students have limited view<br />Pacing toofast or too s l o w<br />Students might miss something<br />Guiding observations+performingdemo at <br />same time= OOPS!!<br />
  7. 7. Integration Tips<br />Video the demo first <br />Document camera=better visibility<br />Dangerous materials? Find a virtual <br />demo<br />
  8. 8. Integration: Distance Learning <br />Students go on virtual field trip, view demo, ask <br />questions<br />Monarch Live:<br />http://monarch.pwnet.org/garden_grants.php<br />Meet the Medieval Crusader:<br />http://www.noodletrip.com/viewprovider.php?pid=525<br />Great place to find trips: www.noodletrip.com<br />
  9. 9. Integration: Student Lead <br />Student demos website/computer program<br />Student demos correct behavior for class<br />Student demos steps they took to solve problem<br />Picsforlearning.com<br />
  10. 10. Integration: Whole group <br />Observing apples<br />Use document camera to show apple<br />Discuss size, shape, color, texture<br />Cut apple in 1/2 to show seeds<br />Zoom in on seeds, count them <br />Record observations in journal<br />
  11. 11. More Integration<br />Virtual demos: www.teachertube.com<br />Science demos & lessons: http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/demonstrations/examples.html<br />
  12. 12. Try a demo today!Keep it engagingKeep it relevantPlan ahead<br />

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