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Students use their creative and visualization skills by presenting their research in the form of a video essay.
The Wrong Example
Sometimes students don't understand what is good about a 'good' example, therefore showing your students en letting them identify what is wrong helps them better.
Lightning talks, or for some know as ‘Pecha Kucha’, are designed to be short presentations between five to ten minutes long with minimalistic presentations. This presentationstyle forces students to deliver effective speech and only provide core information.
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Let students rotate between different questions posted, so different groups answer the same question.
Let students brainstorm individually for a given time before answering a open question.
The instructor introduces a question or assignment, which the students will answer or solve in groups of two or three in a short amount of time.
Let students make a concept map to use as a graphic organizer about a certain topic.
All students bring individually a concrete image to class. Let them discuss common themes, patterns and missing information regarding a specific topic or phenomenom.
Let students collaborate to create an infographic or PowerPoint about a piece of literature, a case study or a project they did. By creating a visual of a large amount of text, students are forced to only present the most important aspects.
In effective demonstrations students should be asked to predict outcomes, then experience the demonstration, and reflect by comparing the prediction and actual outcome.
An elevator pitch is a presentation of 1 to 5 minutes. Students prepare this presentation at home and present their findings to the class or in smaller groups.
Entry & Exit tickets
Entry & Exit tickets are short prompts that provide instructors with a quick student diagnostic.
Evaluating Sources with Compass
Let students critically think about the sources they use, after first finishing a designated online Compass-modules.
Let students come up with their own exam questions and answers about a specific topic. These questions will be shared with other students for them to practise too.
Students discuss a specific topic with a participating group within the fishbowl and an observing and reflecting group outside the fishbowl.