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A brainstorming and reflecting activity where students move in groups to different stations and respond to a given prompt for a specific duration of time.
A discussion strategy where everyone shares their responses to a question with a partner.
A facilitator-guided discussion around specific, predetermined subjects, for the purpose of gaining feedback and insight from students.
A framework for building students' confidence and competence by purposefully and gradually shifting responsibility for learning from the teacher to the student. The goal is to help students become self-directed lifelong learners.
Agreements within a group about how all group members will speak and behave while they're together. Unlike rules, which are imposed and enforced by an authority outside the group, norms are created and enforced within the group.up, whereas
A student-centered approach to facilitating student learning that allows students to choose their own focus, make mistakes, evaluate their learning and change direction as needed. Examples include cooperative learning and project-based learning.
A facilitator-guided discussion where the general topic is predetermined but the direction and flow change based on participant responses.
A dedicated space where students post questions or concerns anonymously, and staff respond.
A group brainstorming strategy for creating a group consensus.
A reflection activity that prompts students to reflect on their growth and why the learning, or growth was important.
A teacher-centered approach to facilitating student learning that limits student choice and participation. Examples include lectures and direct instruction.
A structured discussion where students seek to understand text through questions, debate and active listening.
A series of written questions designed to collect information about students' perceptions, interests, and background knowledge.
A facilitation process that considers student’s individual needs and skill-needs in the planning and implementation of activities. Students are invited to express opinions and make choices about planning and implementing their own learning experiences.
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