• diorama


    Let students show what they know by creating a diorama.

  • film

    Movie Trailer

    Have students synthesize and highlight their learning by having them produce a movie trailer that punctuates the important concepts of whatever topic they’ve been working on.

  • notes

    Touring for Notes

    When students need to take notes, instead of displaying them in front of the classroom, have the notes displayed around the room or school so that students get a chance to move about the room.

  • song


    Have students compose lyrics for an original musical composition or use the melody from well-known children’s songs or popular songs on the radio to synthesize their learning.

  • flipped

    Flipped Classroom

    “Flipping the classroom” is a term for arranging traditional lessons to be delivered out side of class time and allowing class time to involve students in activities that build on their understanding of the content.

  • podcast


    A podcast is a digital audio file that is made available through the internet.

  • comic

    Comic Book

    Have students create a comic strip or a comic book of what they have learned.

  • tableau

    Tableau – Photo Scene

    Have the students compose and shoot a photo depicting an idea or conveying a learning objective.

  • crimescene2

    Staging a Crime Scene

    What better way to have students use their skills of deduction and observation than to stage a crime scene and have them solve the crime.

  • whiteboard

    Personal Whiteboards

    Personal whiteboards allow students to take temporary notes or work out problems in an non-threatening way.

  • pbl
  • Inquiry

    Problem Based Learning

    Problem Based Learning (PBL) is a structured framework for active and collaborative learning.