In teaching, we always want to provide learning time correlated with when students’ brains are ready to learn. The World Language Guide to Active Learning by Deborah Blaz offers much in the way of sponge activities, designed to capitalize on the optimal learning times of a class period: the beginning, and the end. SPONGE refers to the following:
Use the following visual to remind you of the different kinds of sponge activities:
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