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This must-have guide delivers a set of fifteen essential behavioral intervention techniques, supported by research and case studies that can be applied in any classroom.
Chapter 9: Response Cards: Collective Checks for Understanding
Response Cards: Collective Checks for Understanding
Response Cards Defined
Response cards are an effective alternative to hand raising. Rather than utilizing the practice where a teacher asks the students in class to answer a question, the teacher utilizes a response system that ensures that all students will provide an answer. As an example, the teacher can ask yes-or-no questions and give each student in the classroom one card that says “Yes” and one card that says “No.” The teacher then asks the question of the entire group, and each student raises the appropriate card that denotes his or her answer. Students can also be given any question from the teacher and can hold up a card, paper, or whiteboard in ...