Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

Getting to know your students

It is very important to get to know your students early in the semester. Develop a photographic seating chart and conduct a student survey to gather information about those you teach. Remember, you teach people, not subject matter. The following is a list of questions you might wish to ask to gather information about your students. Select ones that are relevant, and add new ones to fit your needs. Because of the personal nature, surveys should be optional.

Informational questions

Free response. Complete the following sentences..

Games for helping students get to know each other