Bring your classroom discussion into the 21st century!A hybrid Socratic seminar has the same setup as traditional Socratic seminar, but students in the outer circle are having their own separate discussion online (instead of simply observing). It’s essentially two discussions happening simultaneousl
After students research and become experts on one side of the Chinese Civil War (either the KMT or the CCP) Students will tutor their partner on the opposite side in order to weigh it's advantages and disadvantages. This will be in order to predict which political leader/party will win the Chinese C
A unit on WW I. This is the PowerPoint portion with the DIRECTIONS for the teacher and student. The worksheets and texts portion is a separate download. It traces the arc of the WW I soldier's experience from the promise of the glories of war through propaganda and song through the disillusionmen
Bodily/kinesthetic learners are invested in interpreting and epressing knowledge through movement. They are often part of the thespian crowd. They enjoy projects that involve:
converting information into the form of a skit or dance
using their bodies to express context and meaning
responding to sit
Reciprocal Teaching is an excellent way to engage students in higher order thinking skills and data based questioning. However, it is often difficult to get them started. Give each pair of students a copy of the cards as a way to jumpstart discussion and thinking. You'll love the results!