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ReCap Hat

 

This is an easy but quick tool to use for mini plenaries and plenaries. I was introduced to the idea by a maths teacher on a visited to Excelsior Academy during my PGCE 2011-12.

It is based around the talking stick idea. Whoever has the recap hat on their head has to state facts or a method which they have learnt so far. You can also ask questions and have the pupils randomly pass the hat around the classroom and ask each other a question.
The recap hat works best with lower school.  I have discovered the pupils love the idea and are keen to get a chance to showcase their knowledge and understanding. It allows all pupils a chance to be heard. This is a tool, which could easily be linked into the plenary leader scheme.

 

Tags: Questioning, Plenary

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