The idea is that in pairs, then fours and so on you identify….. Once this is done, get them to share with another person, encouraging them to try to answer, then move on to the group for any questions that have gone unanswered or not sure of the answer. Business cards Each student has a card with their name in centre and the answer to four specific questions in the corners.
Ask participants to write down one or 2 ‘stupid questions, things that they feel that they should know/others already know or that they would be embarrassed to ask in front of the group To encourage candour give an example e.g. They can use this to meet others in the room and use card as a discussion starter.
They then had 2 minutes in which to state their question and give the answer which was then reciprocated by their partner.
The time was controlled via a stopwatch application on the internet and shown on the board with a buzzer sound signifying the end of the learning ‘date’.
Prior to Choose People, Boesch was the CEO of Exodus Moving & Storage.
“Remember when they made us carve pumpkins in the shape of our logo? First decide what you want your team members to learn from one another: And here’s the kicker, in this scenario 7 people will not have had a chance to talk to one another (the people in their own row).
When finished, they swapped their answers with a partner and marked it with the use of a mark scheme.
This enabled them to cross reference their new understanding with model responses.
And they will be curious to know each others’ thoughts as well.
So the conversation will continue well beyond the exercise.