Tag: group work

‘The One Minute Paper’ – end of Lecture Activity in City’s Learning Spaces

Hourglass Timer

The One Minute Paper is an end of lecture activity that encourages students to work collaboratively to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. It gives the lecturer the feedback about what the students understood and helps them to amend their next lecture. Take a look at the group work suggestions…Continue Reading ‘The One Minute Paper’ – end of Lecture Activity in City’s Learning Spaces

Classroom Carousel – A technique for generating ideas in City’s Learning Spaces

Carousel Ride at a Fair

Active learning in classrooms encourages students to work collaboratively and motivate each others’ learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. Summary Classroom Carousel…Continue Reading Classroom Carousel – A technique for generating ideas in City’s Learning Spaces

Post-its, Posters and Problem-based learning in City’s Learning Spaces

Post It Notes on a white surface

Active learning in classrooms encourages students to work collaboratively and motivate each others’ learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. Summary These three…Continue Reading Post-its, Posters and Problem-based learning in City’s Learning Spaces

Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Lineup Activity

Looking for creative teaching activities? Encourage students to work collaboratively and motivate each others learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. Why? This method is useful…Continue Reading Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Lineup Activity

Through the Fishbowl – A technique for group work in City’s large Learning Spaces

Two Fishbowls with gold fishes in

Have you got a group of students in a large lecture theatre but find engaging them difficult?? Teaching in a large lecture theatre doesn’t have to exclude group work and engagement. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these…Continue Reading Through the Fishbowl – A technique for group work in City’s large Learning Spaces

Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces: the jigsaw classroom

City students working together

Looking for creative teaching activities? Encourage students to work collaboratively and motivate each others’ learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. Summary The…Continue Reading Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces: the jigsaw classroom

Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces: using mobile learning and flexible spaces to promote reflection and discussion

Why? Think-Group-Share creates an engaging moment in lesson that capitalises on discussion and reflection and has a positive impact on student understanding and performance (Habel and Stubbs, 2014). Technique   This activity is a modified version of Think-Pair-Share and explores the use of technology enriched learning. It goes beyond getting an answer “right” and focuses…Continue Reading Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces: using mobile learning and flexible spaces to promote reflection and discussion

Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Icebreaker Activities

Looking for creative teaching activities? Encourage students to work collaboratively and motivate each others learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. 1)      Rounds…Continue Reading Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Icebreaker Activities

Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Buzz Groups and Snowballs

Looking for creative teaching activities? Encourage students to work collaboratively and motivate each others learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. 1)      Buzz…Continue Reading Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Buzz Groups and Snowballs

Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Debating and Presentations

Looking for creative teaching activities? Encourage students to work collaboratively and motivate each others learning, to clarify their understanding of course content and reflect on different peer perspectives. Take a look at the group work suggestions in our series of blog posts. We recommend booking City’s new Learning Spaces to run these activities. 1)      Debating…Continue Reading Group Work in City’s Learning Spaces – Debating and Presentations