Concept Builder

 

Description

Annotated bibliography of web examples of a concept that display distinguishing attributes of that concept. Based on these examples students build the concept for themselves.

 

Student
Outcome(s)

Students develop their own understanding of a concept

 

When to use

• When it is difficult to define a concept by a simple definition
• When you want students to determine distinguishing attributes of a concept
• When there are multiple examples that define the concept

 

Examples

Pythagorean theorem concept builder

 

Rubric example