References on Gallery Walk
Journal Articles on Gallery Walk
Fasse, B. and Kolodner, J. 2000. Evaluating Classroom Practices Using Qualitative Research Methods: Defining and Refining the Process, In B. Fishman & S. O'Connor-Divelbiss (Eds.), (pp. 193-198). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Fourth International Conference of the Learning Sciences.
Holbrook, J. and Kolodner, J. 2000. Scaffolding the Development of an Inquiry-Based (Science) Classroom, In B. Fishman & S. O'Connor-Divelbiss (Eds.), (pp. 221-227). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Fourth International Conference of the Learning Sciences.
Kolodner, J. 2004. Facilitating the Learning of Design Practices: Lessons Learned from an Inquiry into Science Education, Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, Vol 39, n3, p1-31.
Kolodner, J. and Gray, J. 2000. Facilitating the Learning of Design Practices: Lessons Learned from an Inquiry into Science Education, In B. Fishman & S. O'Connor-Divelbiss (Eds.), (pp. 221-227). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Fourth International Conference of the Learning Sciences.
Websites on Gallery Walk
Mills, B. Gallery Walk, 3 Oct. 2004
A brief description of a gallery walk, along with suggestions about how gallery walks can be used for team and individual long-term projects.
Taylor, P. 2001. Gallery Walk (more info) , 3 October 2004.
This page explains how a gallery walk can be used as a first-day exercise in order to determine prior knowledge, encourage debate, and introduce students to one another.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2004. Gallery Walk: Lesson 4 of 9 (more info) , Accessed 4 Oct. 2004.
A lesson plan for a gallery walk involving students' mathematical projects. Although the plan is written for a high school math class, it can easily be adapted to the geosciences. It challenges students to think critically about each other's work and helps students verbalize information they've previously represented on paper.
Hopkins, G. 2004. Proper Noun Gallery Walk Activity (more info) , Accessed 3 Oct. 2004
This activity asks students to categorize proper nouns in a gallery walk format. Students are divided into small groups and challenged to list items within a category. The responses are then displayed and compared to see how items have been categorized.
Carl, C. 2004, Gallery Walk, cited 3 Oct. 2004.
A gallery walk that asks students to list questions, predictions, and responses regarding a particular topic. While the activity is written for English classes, it can be applied to the geosciences in order to encourage students to compare questions and post replies, encouraging cooperative learning.
MacIsaac, D. 2004, Whiteboarding in the Classroom (more info) , cited 18 November 2004.
This page describes the use of whiteboards in the classroom, and how they can be used as part of a gallery walk. Whiteboarding is an efficient way to use gallery walk activities as a regular part of class, since it challenges students to display and describe their knowledge of a topic.