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Unformatted text preview: raphs and make 64 predictions about how the graph is going to look later. I find it helps to
have them write a brief explanation of why the graph is turning out the
way it is.
Technology to Present Findings
Students can use technology to summarize and report their findings to
others. General-purpose applications like multimedia presentation software, word
processing programs, spreadsheets, and databases can be used for students to
exhibit what they have learned. Additionally, programs like SemNet for
Macintosh computers and Visimap for Windows machines provide students with
visual and verbal screen tools for constructing concept maps. These concept maps
provide a visual/spatial representation of students’ understanding of concepts and
their relationships (Jonassen, Peck, & Wilson, 1999). This is how Octavio
Moreno uses technology to have his students exhibit their learning in his fifth
• “We have a class web page that my students have helped design. As
they complete a research project, they post brief summaries of their
findings on the web page....
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08