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Active Learning

Screen-Free Techniques

Individuals

Concept map

“Free write”

Identify major points

Make predictions

“Minute papers”

Oral presentations

Pause and answer “why” or “how” questions

Peer lecture on a topic

Problem-solving tasks

Response cards to a question

Write creatively

Write thesis statement/hypothesis

Pairs

Learning partners

Role playing

Team-pair-solo

Think-pair-share

Small Groups

Case studies

Group discussions with assigned roles

Jigsaw or expert groups

Panels

World Café

Whole Class

Answer questions as a class

Fishbowl

Technology-Assisted Techniques

Blackboard discussion forum

Blogging

Co-edit short papers on Google Docs

Demonstration or simulations

Games

Graphic representation

Interpret a visual

Label visuals on Flickr

Produce an artifact

Take polls or practice drills

Use clickers or free software

Use Twitter for answers or ideas

Wiki

Writing lab / group wikis



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