The most memorable assignments are not worksheets

04/25/2014 | KQED.org

The most memorable assignments for students are those that go beyond worksheets and allow students to build and create, educator Shawn McCusker writes in this blog post. In one case, Jason Dvorak, had prepared a lecture for his high-school psychology class, but he changed course to allow students to use their iPads to create their own visual representations of key concepts. "Far beyond filling out answers on a worksheet, these assignments allow for individual talents and personality to shine through," McCusker writes.

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