This sequence of activities and assignments offers an example of how to scaffold student learning in order to encourage deep engagement with texts, problem-based writing, and simulations.
Category: Student Engagement
Drawn from the Lexicon of Migrations network course, this resource outlines a peer review session for a collaboratively produced dictionary of “Key Words.”
This resource offers an example assignment that outlines a step by step process for inviting students to create a podcast with a partner or in small groups.
This resource offers a way to invite students to develop a shared annotation key and mark a text accordingly, drawing on online tools like Mentimeter.
This resource serves as a tech guide for language teachers, as well as including information useful for online teaching in all disciplines.
This resource outlines an activity that invites students to be both creative and performative as they read critically and synthesize multiple texts.
This Dialectical Notebook activity invites students into a sustained written conversation about a topic, text or series of texts.
This resource outlines how to make use of the online learning environment (via tools like flipboard) to share student-driven research, writing, and interests related to any course theme.
This resource offers a range of ideas related to building community and encouraging student agency in the context of connected or online learning.
This resource outlines strategies for engaging students in synchronous close reading using either PDFs or Google Docs.