Jigsaw

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In Jigsaw, students work in small groups to develop knowledge about a given topic before teaching what they have learned to another group.

Analytic Teams

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In Analytic Teams, each team member assumes a different role with specific responsibilities to perform while listening to a lecture or watching a video.

Team Jeopardy

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Team Jeopardy is a game in which student teams take turns selecting a square from a grid that is organized vertically by category and horizontally by difficulty. Each square shows the number of points the team can earn if they answer a question correctly, and more challenging questions have the potential to earn more points. Download example slides here: Google …

Three-Minute Message

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3-Minute Messages are modeled on the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) academic competition, in which students have three minutes to present a compelling argument and to support it with convincing details and examples.

Translate That!

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In Translate That!, you pause your lecture and call on a student at random to “translate” the information you just provided into plain English for an imagined audience that you specify.

Role Play

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A Role Play is a created situation in which students deliberately act out or assume characters or identities they would not normally assume.

Dyadic Interviews

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In Dyadic Interviews, student pairs take turns asking each other questions that tap into values, attitudes, beliefs, and prior experiences that are relevant to course content or learning goals.

Teaching Technique 38 - Affinity Grouping

Affinity Grouping

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In Affinity Grouping, individual students generate ideas and identify common themes. Then, students form groups to sort and organize the ideas accordingly.

Technique #44 - Fishbowl

Fishbowl

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In Fishbowl, students form concentric circles with a small group inside and a larger group outside. Students in the inner circle engage in an in-depth discussion, while students in the outer circle listen and critique content, logic, and group interaction.