Debate is a fun and effective way to get your students working together, examining evidence, and presenting ideas. But it's not enough to say "Debate!" to your kids and walk away. Students need structure in order to make a debate successful. This
Here’s a neat little activity to get your students thinking about characterization. You'll use a personality test, like the Myers-Briggs type indicator, to analyze a character and his or her motivations.
Using this grading calculator couldn’t be easier! Just enter the students’ names, along with their practice scores. The calculator will show you the students’ raw scores, percentages, and the students’ curved scores. Finally, you’ll receive their AP
Jigsaw is an excellent alternate to lecture, suited for introducing new material quickly and efficiently. Students become experts and teach each other. What could be better?
*Instructions for teaching in the Jigsaw style
Socratic Seminar is the best teaching technique I’ve ever used. Here’s why:
• Students do all the work
• It takes a lot of time (for the students, not you)
• There’s (almost) nothing for you to grade
• It generates thoughtful, intelligent responses