Bored with "Find Someone Who"? Tired of "2 Truths, 1 lie"? Yawning over "Get to Know You Surveys"? Chance are, your students are, too. Let's see how to revamp these ice breakers for the 21st century learners in your classroom!
There will be mixed ideas, some for lower elementary, upper elementary, middle school, high school, GAFE schools, etc. Find what applies to you or modify it to make it still work for you!
This is only a sampling of what you can do. If you have some other go-to ice breakers you love, let's hear about them below!
You can use it for:
Thanks to Graffiti for some great ideas!
Padlet: Collaboration Made Quick and Easy!
Kids love to text, right? They like the idea of collaborating with each other in a way that warrants immediate results. A website out there that lends itself to this is PADLET!
It is a wall that allows students, without signing in, to post comments, questions, pictures, and links so others can see. I have used it for research posting. Students researched explorers and put what they found on the wall.
Fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom, sharing my journey with technology in the classroom