The end of the school year is a great time to get some feedback from your students and also support them in reflecting on their strengths, weaknesses, and goals. Here are a few of my favorite ways to get students reflecting. An added bonus with these activities is that they can also be used as a formative assessment for you, the teacher!
Project a crackling bonfire up on your LCD projector. If you have 1/1 iPads students can also bring bonfires on their screens. Have students sit in a circle and play some of the following campfire games:
End of Year Focus Group
First give students time to respond to the following reflective questions in writing:
Advice for Next Year’s Students
Put up a piece of butcher paper and let students share advice for next year’s students. Often, you get a great mix of serious and funny bits of advice.
This post brought to you by Heather Willman, APOSA overseeing Secondary Curriculum and Instructional Coaching
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