Have students place a dot sticker on a blank bar chart you’ve created to cast a vote anonymously. At the end of the Dot-ocracy period, all participants can visually assess the group’s opinion through a gallery walk or whole class discussion.

Individual/Group Activity Group
Class SizeSmall (<25), Medium (25-50), & Large (51-200)
Bloom’s Taxonomy LevelRemember
Development InitialAbsolute Knowing
Minimum Time to Facilitate< 15 Minutes
Minimum Time to Debrief< 10 Minutes

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