Application Cards

Students write down one possible real-world application for a concept they are learning in class. After class, read through the cards for accuracy, practicality, and creativity. Sort into piles, and pick out a broad range of examples that are strong and share with the class.

Individual/Group Activity Individually
Class SizeSmall (<25), Medium (25-50), & Large (51-200)
Bloom’s Taxonomy LevelApply
Development InitialIndependent Knowing
Minimum Time to Facilitate<15 Minutes
Minimum Time to DebriefVaries

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