Gestures are a CFU method in which the teacher asks a question and students signal their answers using some sort of visual sign (for instance, holding up a number of fingers, sign language, colored index cards). Unlike many other CFU methods in which teachers make inferences about student learning from a sample of students, with Gestures, the teacher visually records answers from the entire class. Generally, Gestures are most effective when the question is posed in a selected-response format (e.g., multiple choice, agree or disagree, or yes/no).
A: Teachers use gestures that are clear and visually distinct
B: Teachers use strategies to maximize the likelihood that each student’s gesture is his or her own.
C: Teachers use follow-up questions to probe the students’ gestured responses.
Following are the items you must submit to earn this micro-credential and the criteria by which they will be evaluated. To earn the micro-credential, you must receive a passing score for Part 1 and a “Proficient” or “Exemplary” for each element of the rubric in Part 2.
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Please submit a link to a video that shows two distinct CFU sequences, along with text analyzing each clip according to the questions below (200-word limit for each clip).
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