Having a hard time getting students to share their opinions in groups or with the entire class?
Finding that only a handful of students typically dominate conversation, and not all student views are being heard?
Does discussion just not happen?
About to start a lesson on an emotionally-charged topic?
This Index Card Shuffle activity has been a very useful, reliable tool in my classroom for helping with all of the above situations. Give it a try and let me know how it went for you!