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Heart Rate Investigation

Lesson Plan: Two lessons investigating the effect of exercise on heart rate. Subject: Science. Age of students: 12-13 years. Hardware: Tablets (Surface or iPad), Heart Rate Monitors. Software: Educreations or Explain Everything, Schoology. Functionalities of Technology: Sending and Displaying. Time needed: 80 minutes (2 class periods). FaSMEd partner: Maynooth University. Summary: This is a set…
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The Meatball problem

Lesson Account: A problem-solving lesson using the concepts of volume, capacity and surface area. Subject: Mathematics. Age of students: 14-15 years. Hardware: iPads – with Internet access – for students Interactive whiteboard. Software: Google forms (student response system), Showbie (connected classroom technology),         Explain Everything (optional). Functionalities of Technology: Sending and Displaying. Time needed:…
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Formative assessment in Science and
Mathematics Education (FaSMEd)
The Research Centre for Learning and Teaching
Newcastle University