The name says it all. Brains in Gear are warm-ups designed to hook kids at the beginning of the hour and get their brains going on a task.
*These could include introducing or reviewing content, skill building, attention grabbers, current events, and cultural literacy.
*Brains in Gear openers can include visuals, audio/visual clips, practice questions, quote/cartoon analysis and thought provokers for debate
*Includes 27 easy to implement and engaging warm up activities that are perfect for US History 1877-Present courses
*Great way to begin class by playing with content and developing student skill sets quickly