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We played Jeopardy today in class (with some major upsets coming during final Jeopardy...quite exciting) to review atoms and the periodic table organization. It's a super-short chapter that sets up a foundation for bonding, naming, and chemical reactions. It's also nice because it's mostly review (or should be) of 8th grade physical science. There's stillRead More

Using Confidence Data with Student Responses

I tried something new today with my students - I asked them to rate their confidence in their answers on a 1 (total guess) to 4 (definitely know I know it) scale. I collected the aggregate information for each class and started flagging issues. First, this only took me about 5 minutes to do. So,Read More