1.Review essential elements of the Modeling Method.
3.Prepare/present a 1.5 day workshop in which you acquaint your colleagues with the key features of
the materials in the unit.
0Item not addressed.
1Addresses item, but treatment is weak, incomplete or very unclear.
2Adequately addresses item, but presentation was unclear or
materials selected for participant manual could be improved.
3Clearly addresses item – workshop participants should have clear overview of unit and feel
comfortable trying to implement it.
4Clearly addresses item and has provided useful improvements to the materials.
1. Description of Model(s)
described with appropriate tools.
differs from the standard topic-centered approach
found in texts.
Explains sequencing of activities, so that some natural
development of the key features of the models is apparent.
Pre-lab discussion sets the stage
Post-lab discussion clarifies the key concepts to be
Representative worksheets or additional lab activities are
chosen to help teachers test their understanding of the model.
appropriately challenging and thematic in approach.
and helps reinforce key features of the model.