Engaged Learning Strategies

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For Middle Level

Audience Response Sheet

For Middle Level

Bio Poem

Poem format for gathering and sharing students' biographical information

For Middle Level

Conversation Management

Engaged learning strategy: students learn how to have great group conversations that build both academic and social skills

For Middle Level & Elementary

Essential Questions

Engaged learning strategy: students use a series of questions written on cards to explore curriculum topics

For Middle Level & Elementary

Fact or Fiction

Engaged learning strategy: students attempt to distinguish between facts and fictions about a specific curriculum topic

For Middle Level

Four Corners for Perspective-taking

Engaged learning strategy: Builds students' ability to understand curriculum topics from multiple points of view

For Middle Level & Elementary

Graphic Organizers

Engaged learning strategy: students create or use teacher-created graphic organizers to organize information

For Middle Level & Elementary

Missing Piece

Engaged learning strategy: students work together using puzzle pieces to deepen understanding through the use of questions and wonderings

for Elementary

For Middle Level & Elementary

Essential Questions

Engaged learning strategy: students use a series of questions written on cards to explore curriculum topics

For Middle Level & Elementary

Fact or Fiction

Engaged learning strategy: students attempt to distinguish between facts and fictions about a specific curriculum topic

For Middle Level & Elementary

Graphic Organizers

Engaged learning strategy: students create or use teacher-created graphic organizers to organize information

For Middle Level & Elementary

Missing Piece

Engaged learning strategy: students work together using puzzle pieces to deepen understanding through the use of questions and wonderings

For Middle Level & Elementary

PMI (Plus, Minus, Interesting) Reflection Form

Engaged learning strategy: Use this PMI (Plus, Minus, Interesting) form to guide student reflection following a social or academic experience.

For Middle Level & Elementary

Reading Interest Inventory

Engaged learning strategy: Gather information about students' reading interests

For Middle Level & Elementary

Reflection Prompts

Engaged learning strategy: students evaluate and extend understanding of process, facts, concepts, or social interactions; a strategy most commonly used for showing what you know

For Middle Level & Elementary

Say Something

Engaged learning strategy: students "Say Something" to facilitate discussion and create deeper understanding for a text while a class or small group reads it together

For Middle Level & Elementary

Stay and Stray

Engaged learning strategy: students share and gain information about group work products; to gather a sense of the thinking of the class

 

For Middle Level & Elementary

Talking Cards

Engaged learning strategy: students write and then sort ideas and opinions so each voice is "heard" anonymously-the cards do the "talking"

 

for Middle Level

For Middle Level

Audience Response Sheet

For Middle Level

Bio Poem

Poem format for gathering and sharing students' biographical information

For Middle Level

Conversation Management

Engaged learning strategy: students learn how to have great group conversations that build both academic and social skills

For Middle Level & Elementary

Essential Questions

Engaged learning strategy: students use a series of questions written on cards to explore curriculum topics

For Middle Level & Elementary

Fact or Fiction

Engaged learning strategy: students attempt to distinguish between facts and fictions about a specific curriculum topic

For Middle Level

Four Corners for Perspective-taking

Engaged learning strategy: Builds students' ability to understand curriculum topics from multiple points of view

For Middle Level & Elementary

Graphic Organizers

Engaged learning strategy: students create or use teacher-created graphic organizers to organize information

For Middle Level & Elementary

Missing Piece

Engaged learning strategy: students work together using puzzle pieces to deepen understanding through the use of questions and wonderings

For Middle Level

Peaks and Valleys

Students reflect on the highs and lows of past work or activities

For Middle Level & Elementary

PMI (Plus, Minus, Interesting) Reflection Form

Engaged learning strategy: Use this PMI (Plus, Minus, Interesting) form to guide student reflection following a social or academic experience.