Tips for warming up the class
The first few weeks of the semester are crucial to creating a vibrant class community. Sometimes students need extra encouragement to speak up and actively participate.
has some good suggestions.
The element of chance
to randomize who gets called on.
write down questions or problems
on index cards. Collect, shuffle, redistribute. Spread this out over the course of a few weeks. Also good for review later in the semester.
: Get more out of groups by
such as questioner, critic, advocate, explainer. This can apply to lectures as well as discussions.
See more on getting students to talk and other practical strategies at
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