Teacher Review for Generation Genius

Great for STEM lab!

Rebecca N.
Classroom teacher
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My Subjects Math, Science
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
We review the vocabulary and talk about the "before video" questions. Next, we watch the video, pausing it at certain points to discuss, and do the Kahoot lesson at the end. The following week we do the DIY activity. I only see my students once a week which is why I do the lessons this way.
My Take
What an incredible tool. I teach grades kindergarten through fifth in our school's STEM lab. It is so hard to try to create a curriculum for that many grades and students (550+). Generation Genius makes it easy, fun, and an incredible learning experience. Plus, the DIY activities are made with inexpensive materials. An additional plus is that I can do similar activities across the board. For example, I'm working on water with K through 5! All activities are grade appropriate.