Tuesday, June 18, 2013

QR codes + Google docs + stations = a more fun exam review

Paul Wilkinson
June is one of my favorite times of year: school is wrapping up, the days are long, the weather in Connecticut is beautiful, and summer vacation is tantalizingly close. One thing I really can't stand about June, though, is final exams. Devoting much of class time to explicit grammar review and test-taking strategies bores me and bores my students too, just at the time when we all really need to do something fun, interesting and engaging while still preparing students adequately for the upcoming tests. Enter our trusty friend, the QR code!