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Bob

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[ap-stat] Reading guides
Posted: Aug 5, 2012 11:48 AM
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Some studetns learn more from reading while others learn more from
lecture, so I was always hesitant to test on content gained only from
reading. Instead I gave trivia quizzes only to get students to TRY
to read. These were often multiple choice. I might ask, "Today's
reading used as its main example

a. heights of Air Force recruits
b. speeds of cars on Triphammer Road
c. lifespans of washing machines
d. home run records for the National League"

Of course you have to be unpredictable so students don't just ask one
another what the main example was about between classes.



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> assessing reading the text???
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