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Teacher-Tested Strategies: Detail
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Des Moines
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Name of Strategy
Combinations: SQ3R
Description
I passed out a handout on SQ3R to all my AM Auto Tech students. I told them I would give them extra credit to fill out the handout for any chapter of the textbook that they chose. Out of a class of 23, 6 students returned the handout. The 6 that took advantage of the extra credit were already my top students! I then gave a quiz over the chapter, and tried to compare those 6 student's performance on this quiz to those of previous quizes.
Rank Strategy
Useful but Needs to be Modified
Reflection
This did not work as well as I thought it would. For one thing, the 6 students using the strategy were already doing very well. They did, however, score in the high 90's on the quiz. In reflection, I feel I could make three changes to improve the success of my students: 1) Require SQ3R of every student 2) Be more specific as to how to apply the strategy 3) Use the strategy more consistantly
Subjects
The educator applied this strategy to the following subject areas:
Technology Ed
Grade Level
The educator applied this strategy to the following grade levels:
Grade 11
Rank Readers
Majority Below Grade Level