At any point during the class, the instructor can pause to have the learners answer questions anonymously. This can be followed by a chance to compare their answers before repolling to see if there was a change in responses.

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

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