Engaged Learning Strategies

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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 & Elementary

Think, Ink, Pair, Share

Engaged learning strategy: students engage in specific conversations; used to scaffold speaking in large groups, especially for groups that are unwilling to or lacking confidence to speak in larger groups

 

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 & Elementary

Think, Ink, Pair, Share

Engaged learning strategy: students engage in specific conversations; used to scaffold speaking in large groups, especially for groups that are unwilling to or lacking confidence to speak in larger groups