Hello teachers! Thank you for allowing The Hovercraft Project to help students "Learn to Love to Learn!"
Prior to our arrival:
1. Send home the attached Release of Liability for parents to sign and return to you. I will collect the Release of Liability forms on the day of your project. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM HERE.
2. Place your students into groups of 6 - 8. No more than 16 groups per day.
3. Have each of those groups elect a Team Leader. Team Leader will assign roles to their team members.
4. Download TEACHERS GUIDE.
Discuss characteristics of good leaders and good team members.
Discuss ideas on how to make a decision when team members disagree.
Discuss ideas, reactions, or behaviors that could break a team apart.
Review Radius, Diameter, Area, Circumference of a circle if a part of your curriculum.
Reference students' experiences in The Hovercraft Project to create a context for learning new topics.
Use the team approach to classroom learning and projects.
Use the Socratic method of learning to instruct.