Classroom Resources


Student Response Systems

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Student response systems allow teachers to integrate questions into the classroom for a variety of purposes:  eliciting students’ initial ideas, formative assessment, instructional decision making, polling students about preferences and interests, and quizzing.  These changes can be a catalyst for conceptual change, student engagement, and greater equity in science instruction---but they don't have to be expensive.  More....

The CAPERCard App

A free "ABCD?" app available for the Android at Google Play (Click Here),  and on iTunes  (Click Here.)

The Original CAPERCard Handout

Bringing colorful responses to classrooms since 2001.  Print out and fold into fourths.  Display your response, or if you can truly say "I Don't Know", unfold the card to display the card's blank back.  CAPERCard PDF

Conducting Astronomy Education Research: An Astronomer's Guide
By Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Inge Heyer, Janelle M. Bailey
Stars over Hawaii
By Edwin H. Bryan, Timothy F. Slater
Introduction to Research in Astronomy: A Backwards-Faded Scaffolding Approach
By Stephanie J Slater, Timothy F Slater, Christopher Palma, Julia Kregenow
Discipline-Based Education Research: A Guide for Scientists
By Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Inge Heyer, Janelle M. Bailey
Strategies for ASTRO 101: Learner-Centered Astronomy Teaching
By Timothy F. Slater, Jeffrey P. Adams
Insights Into the Universe: Effective Ways to Teach Astronomy
By Timothy F Slater, Inge Heyer, Michael Zeilik
Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy, 3rd Edition
By Edward E. Prather, Slater Timothy F, Jeff P. Adams, Gina Brissenden
Investigating Astronomy: A Conceptual View of the Universe
By Timothy Slater, Inge Heyer, Stephanie Slater
Mysteries of the Sky: Activities for Collaborative Groups, 2nd Edition - Revised
By Shannon Willoughby, Jeffrey P. Adams, Timothy F. Slater

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