It involves getting together 10 (or more) men and women and providing them with an opportunity to talk to each other, one-on-one, for five minutes each.I modified this dating technique to make classroom presentations provide more practice with oral language while making them less threatening for students.Question of the week A convenient weekly writing activity with shared texts and clear error correction.
Last, I use an invitation (to make the idea enticing) with the following information to go over with the students while I verbally explain the “Speed Demos”. Then, you switch to your next partner and repeat (demo for five, listen for five). (Insert each student’s name here.)22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.10. You may have to change the numbers depending on how many students you have in your class.*Don’t forget: five minutes for each group Round 11 – 62 – 73 – 84 – 95 – 10Round 21 – 102 – 63 – 74 – 85 – 9Round 31 – 92 – 103 – 64 – 75 – 8Round 41 – 82 – 93 – 104 – 65 – 7Round 51 – 72 – 83 – 94 – 105 – 6 Discussing the topic of speed dating sparks an immediate interest in students.
This game helps people in team building since everyone needs to not only participate, but also listen to others around them.
This group game requires everyone to be a part of the game, which helps it work well as an ice breaker too.
I am in charge of gathering them into a special assembly room and finding something, like a daily activity to keep them busy, mixed with fun, and encourage them to join it rather than be wandering around in the school as they used to do before.
Does any one have ideas for activities that can be done daily to make our gathering full of educational fun or even just fun?