What makes a good meeting?
Books on leading effective meetings include recommendations about precise agendas, fearless timekeepers, and detailed notetakers. In business meetings, all those items have value.
But are teacher meetings the same thing as…
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Think. Sort. Connect.
I’m always looking for fresh brainstorm activities, and this one was perfect to start a poetry unit.
Think- Write words that come to mind about the topic on post-its.
Sort- Work with partners to discuss how to arrange the notes.
Connect- Draw around the notes to illustrate the arrangement.
Every group does it differently, so by reviewing and posting them all together, they really set a great conceptual backdrop.
Great brainstorming activity to activate prior knowledge.