Gathering information

  1. Observation
  2. Counting
  3. Timing
  4. Flow of activity
  5. 2 kinds of questions
    1. Open ended – what do you think about technology
      1. Prompt – anything else?
      2. This does mean you have to be light on your feet and explore whatever opens up
    1. Closed
      1. How many years have you been teaching?
      2. Just the facts.
  1. Testing – can you do this? Yes. Show me.
    1. Be careful.. if you make it too much a test, they may shut down
    2. I often focus on saying we are testing the … that if they have problems, that is very useful.. that means someone else will have troubles.