How not to lecture in a classroom

I stumbled on this interesting document from McGill University, called “Tips for Engaging Students in Learning: Alternatives to Lecture”. The table of contents seems promising:

Ground Rules
Wait Time
Give Me Five
Provide Positive Reinforcement
The Rule of Ten and Two
Think, Pair, Share
Snowballing
The 60 Second Buzz
60-60, 30-30
Something I Have Learned and Something I Can Use
Free Write
The One Minute Paper
Group Activities
Preview the Topic
Begin the Class with a Check- in
Finding a Partner
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
Values Line
How to Kill Your Students with PowerPoint
Make a Commercial What is Bothering You Today?

Attendance Exercise
Self-esteem Exercise

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