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What is it?
Comparison-Contrast Charts are for looking at how things are similar and in what ways they are different. The Compare and Contrast Grid is a useful tool when comparing data, surveys, and a variety of criteria.
What aspects of learning are being supported?
- Bloom’s Taxonomy: remembering, understanding, applying, analysing, evaluating, creating
- QT – Intellectual Quality: Deep Knowledge, Deep Understanding, Higher-Order Thinking, Metalanguage, Substantive Communication
- QT – Quality Learning Environment: Explicit Quality Criteria, Engagement, High Expectations, Social Support, Students Self-Regulation, Student Direction
Which apps could I use?
- DEC managed collaborative tools (via Portal): Google Docs, Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Connect.
- Related collaborative tools: Evernote, iCloud, BaiBoard, Note Anytime, Web2Access, Cool Tools for Schools, and Exploratree.
- Analogue collaborative tools: Paper, pens and Postit notes.
How do I use it?
- Decide on items or things you want to compare.
- Decide on the qualities or characteristics to compare.
- First you look at the similarities.
- Then you consider the differences
- Making sure to indicate on what criteria you are drawing out the dissimilarities.
|Effective Transport||No of passengers||Speed||Trip distance||Cost|
|Car||1 – 6||Fast||Long||Yes|