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Active Learning Strategies

Learners can't be engaged if they aren't active in their learning. Being active, alone, does not guarantee engagement. Relevance, meaning, authenticity, choice are part of engagement, too. This list of active learning strategies will be added to over time. Click on any strategy to learn more about it. 

Active Learning Strategies

Clock Buddies Picture Notes Explanation Back-Off Exit Tickets 3-2-1
Learning Log Sort Cards Think-Pair-Share Three Column Charts Gallery Walk
Self-Assessment Entrance Tickets Exit Tickets Networking Sessions Inner or Outer Circle
Line-Ups Quick Write Quick Draw Graffiti My Favorite No
Stir the Class Chalkboard Splash Task Cards Walking Tour Traffic Lights
Consensogram Pictionary Do Now Do Now - Part 2 Attention Signal
Wait Time - Part 1 Wait Time Part 2   Cooperative Learning   R A F T Presentation for Task
Assignments with Choice Appointment Clocks (updated) Prime Time(s) Rule-Based Summarizing Note Taking
Discussion Three Sentence Wrap Up Word Splash Outcome Sentence Task Cards
Interactive Notebooks Ten Layouts for the Classroom Ten Methods to Get Participation at Any Time Ten Assignments to Give Learning Partners Ten Strategies to Form Learning Groups
Ten Time Savers When Active Learning Takes Time Final Word Give One, Get One, Move On Interactive Word Wall Quiz-Quiz-Trade
Rank-Talk-Write Take a Stand World Café Written Conversation Whip Around
Cubing I Have the Question, Who Has the Answer? Think-Tac-Toe Frayer Model  



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