Unformatted text preview: formation is really just turning the classroom into a life-size table with rows and columns of students instead of data. Checking for understanding is making sure that students know and comprehend what is being taught. (p. 278) The root of ‘checking’ is ‘check’ like a check mark on an assignment for doing everything right. So checking for understanding is making sure everyone will get a check mark. Prior knowledge is what a student knows about a subject preceding instruction. (p. 262) ‘Prior’ means ‘before’ so prior knowledge is what you know before you walk into class and start learning....
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- Fall '06
- Psychology, Desk, factual knowledge, Sammy Fasnacht