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Have you been recruited to provide PD to teachers at your school or district?
Are you an instructional coach or administrator looking to provide a 30 minute training at a staff meeting or in-service day?
This ready-to-use, 30 minute professional development session might be perfect for you and could save you hours of planning time.
After this 30 minute interactive professional development session, your participants will be able to immediately implement this strategy in their classrooms.
This presentation is geared towards teachers who teach grades 4-12 or adult learners.
Backwards Quiz is an activity that can really get your students thinking and using Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS). They are provided the answers to a quiz but there are no questions! Students must work to come up with questions that could fit the answers they were provided.
Contents: (each is a separate file included in the download)
•to project and guide participants (PPT, 8 slides) – Can be opened as Google Slides after initial download as a PPT file, even if you do not have PPT as an available application.
•to use at the professional development session (PDF, 6 pages)
•(PDF, 3 pages)
•(PDF, 2 pages; also included in the participant packet)
This combination of resources will allow you to provide a 30 minute PD session that is focused on one engagement strategy that can be used in classrooms grades 4-12 and in classrooms with adult learners. The strategy comes with suggested prompts that will be applicable in the vast majority of classrooms, or you can customize the prompts if you would like.
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