Must haves in your welcome announcement
Announcements in Brightspace are one way to set the tone for your classroom and create an atmosphere of inclusion and communication. Here are three points to include in your first one of the year.
Three classic icebreakers with a twist
Getting to know students can be a playful, productive way to alleviate stress, boost morale and begin building trust between students and faculty. Here are three classic icebreakers you can try the first day of class.
Transform group work with a class contract
Creating a class contract with your students allows them to suggest their own set of rules and expectations for collaboration. This 15-20 minute activity allows educators to set academic and professional standards, while also giving students a voice in the conversation.
Turn conversations on class conduct from contentious to collaborative with this exercise.