Activities to Support Learning

Movement is important to keep our brains energized!

On the Move

  • Get up find and fine a partner to compare solutions.
  • "Hot Seat" - students rotate seats to complete a different step in the problem.
  • "Think, Pair, Share" with a peer that is not sitting next to you!

Drama & Role Playing

  • Student acts as the teacher - Finding mistakes in problems and solutions
  • Debates - Students defend their reasoning and find faults in their peers reasoning.

Which Activities are Your Favorite??

References

Jensen, E. (2005).Teaching With The Brain In Mind. Alexandria, Va. Association for

Supervision and Curriculum Development.