Sunday, December 12, 2010

Foldables!


This is the time of year when we are deep in content area study.  Following are some ideas for students to help them clarify the relationships between ideas.

Foldables  are another way to help students organize their thinking as well as engage them.

While many teachers think of this instructional strategy as geared for the elementary teacher, in truth, it can be used up through high school - see U.S. History.

Foldables work something like graphic organizers - they arrange the information to demonstrate (maximize) the relationship between concepts - something many students find challenging.

Foldables can be made in a variety of ways in order to show a variety of concepts. 


If you are interested in learning how to
the link I have provided will walk you through the process.  Enjoy!







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