1. I assign each person a topic

2. Everyone writes

3. Everyone passes in a circle

4. Everyone continues writing until they get the original board back

5. A summary sentence is written on each whiteboard

6. Each person reads their summary sentence in a Single Round Robin

**Collaborative Learning Structures**

**Numbered Heads Together**

1. Teacher asks a question

2. Teacher provides think time

3. Students independently answer the question on their whiteboards

4. Students stand up when they are finished writing

5. 1-2 and 3-4 share their answers with each other and remain standing until they come to a consensus.

6. Whole team remains standing and comes to a consensus and writes the same answer on all whiteboards.

7. Teams sit down when they all have the same answer.

8. Teacher calls on one student from each group to share their answer with the group.

Round Robin - variations below

1. Teacher asks a question then gives think time.

2. Teacher chooses who answers the question first.

3. You go around in a circle until everyone has answered the question.

4. The person who started re-reads the next question and answers it.

5. Repeat step 3.

Timed Pair Share

Step 1: I announce a topic or question

Step 2: I give you think time

Step 3: A shares until time is up, B listens

Step 4: B responds and praises

Step 5: B shares until time is up, A listens

Step 6: A responds and praises

Stand Up Hand Up Pair Up

1. Stand up

2. Put your hand completely up

3. Walk around until music stops/teachers says stop (Voice=0)

4. Introduce yourself/compliment partner and say thank you(Voice=1)

5. Track the teacher and wait for instructions (Voice=0)

One Stray

One Stray:

1. One person from each group strays.

2. The seated teammates put their hands up

3. Strayers find a new team

4. Newly formed teams check to make sure all whiteboards have the exact same answers. When there are differences, each person explains why they capitalized/did not capitalize.

5. Group comes to a consensus.

6. Strayer stands up and seated members raise their hands.

Flashcard Game

This game has three rounds. See the circles below for each round.

Round 1

Round 1:

1. A shows B the question on the front of the card, flips it over and reads the answer on the back, then reads the question again. B answers the question from memory.

2. If B gets it right, they win the card back. If not, A will show them the answer then put the card back in the stack.

3. This continues until B ends up with all the cards.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 with A answering the questions and getting all the cards back.

Round 2

1. A shows B the question on the front of the card then B answers the question from memory.

2. If B gets it right, they win the card back. If not, A will show them the answer then put the card back in the stack.

3. This continues until B ends up with all the cards.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 with A answering the questions and getting all the cards back.

Round 3

1. A reads B the question without showing it to them and B answers the question from memory.

2. If B gets it right, they win the card back. If not, A will give them a hint then put the card back in the stack.

3. This continues until B ends up with all the cards.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 with A answering the questions and getting all the cards back.

Spend A Buck

Spend-a-Buck:

1. Teacher asks a question and gives think time.

2. Each person answers the question in step 1 on a different piece of paper and puts them in the middle of the table.

3. Each person tells why they answered question 1 the way they did.

4. Each person puts one buck on each choice.

5. Each person puts the rest of their money on whichever option they vote for.

6. As a team, count up the money. Whichever option has the most money becomes the team's decision.

To break a tie - use steps 3-6 with the two tied options.

Four Corners

1. Write down your favorite out of these four things (teacher gives four options)

a.

b.

c.

d.

2. Go to the corner that matches what you wrote down

3. Stand Up Hand Up Pair Up (SUHUPU)

4. A reads, B listens

5. B compliments and tells a similarity

6. Repeat steps 4-5 with B

7. SUHUPU in your corner

8. Repeat steps 4-5 with A and B

Fan N Pick

You only need one set of cards out per team!

1. Person 1 fans out the cards

2. Person 2 picks a card from the deck and reads it to person 3

3. Person 3 gives the answer to the question

4. Person 4 takes the card from person 2 and checks to see if Person 3 answered correctly.

5. If Person 3 is right, they praise them!

6. If not, they give them three hints. If they don't have it after three hints, person 4 reads the correct answer and person 3 says it back to them.

7. Team praises Person 3.

8. Everyone stands up and rotates seats.

Showdown!

1. Teacher asks a question and provides think time

2. Students independently write their answers.

3. Students flip their boards upside down when they are finished.

4. Teacher calls showdown! Students stand and show their boards

5. Teacher reads the correct answer.

6. Students remain standing if they got the correct answer.

7. Students sit down and re-write their answer if they got it wrong then stand back up.

8. Students pair-share the right answer (1-2 and 3-4).

9. Students high five their partners.

10. Students sit down and erase their boards.

Quiz Quiz Trade

1. Students each receive one card.

2. Students Stand Up Hand Up Pair Up (SUHUPU).

3. Students greet and compliment each other.

4. A quizzes B.

5. B answers. If correct, A praises. If incorrect, A gives B three hints. After 3 hints, A reads B the correct answer and B says it back.

6. A praises B.

7. Switch roles and repeat steps 4-7.

8. Partners switch cards.

9. Partners say goodbye with a compliment.

10. SUHUPU

All Write Round Robin

1. Teacher asks a question and provides think time.

2. Teacher determines which teammate goes first.

3. As teammate states answer, all teammates write the answer down on their individual papers.

4. This continues until everyone has answered the question and all answers are written on all papers.

Single Round Robin

1. Teacher asks a question then gives think time.

2. Teacher chooses who answers the question first.

3. Students go around in a circle until everyone has answered the question out loud.

4. Students set down their pencils to signify they are done with the Single Round Robin.

Timed Round Robin

1. Teacher asks a question then gives think time.

2. Teacher chooses who answers the question first.

3. Students answer the question out loud for a specific amount of time.

Rally Robin (Partners Talk)

1. Teacher asks a question then gives think time.

2. Teacher chooses who answers the question first (A or B).

3. A and B take turns answering the question.

Rally Table (Partners Write)

1. Teacher asks a question then gives think time.

2. Students take turns writing down their answers on the same piece of paper.

3. Students take turns reading their answers out loud using a Rally Robin.

All Write Consensus

1. Teacher asks a question then gives think time.

2. Teacher chooses who answers the question first.

3. Each person answers the question.

4. Teams come to a consensus about the answer

5. All teammates write down the answer they agreed upon.

Team Stand N Share

1. Teams complete a RoundTable to answer a series of questions or come up with a list.

2. All teams stand

3. Teacher calls on one person from a team to share one answer.

4. Teams who do not have that answer sit down and one person adds it to the list. Teams stand back up.

5. Teams who had the answer air five the team who shared.

6. All teams high five partners.

7. All teams rotate the paper to a new teammate.

8. Repeat steps 3-7 until all teams have shared.

Think Pair Share

Step 1: I announce a topic or question

Step 2: I give you think time

Step 3: A shares, B listens

Step 4: B responds and praises

Step 5: B shares, A listens

Step 6: A responds and praises

Carousel Feedback

1. All teams use an All Write Consensus to complete a worksheet or task.

2. All teams leave their sheet or task on their table, then rotate to a new table.

3. Using a Round Robin, teams read the sheet.

4. Teammates do a Double Round Robin - Round 1: Similarities between their own and the one they just read. Round 2: Differences between their own and the one they just read.

5. One teammate (the writer) documents the similarities and differences.

6. Teams praise each other for good collaboration.

7. Teams rotate to a new station, getting a new writer and repeat steps 3-6.