Interactive Teaching Methods

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Top 24 Interactive Teaching Methods to Incorporate into Your Next ISBA Law Ed Presentation

  1. Hypotheticals
  2. Simulations
  3. Skits (Live or Video)
  4. Storytelling
  5. Talk Show Presentations with Audience Q & A
  6. Quizzes
  7. Audience Polling Questions 
  8. Flipped Classroom (assign lecture or Ted Talk before program and discuss at program)
  9. Table Clinics (a.k.a. Speed Dating) – have experts at each table leading interactive discussion on set topics; attendees switch tables/topics every 10 – 20 minutes
  10. Rapid Fire short presentations by multiple experts followed by table clinics
  11. Trouble Shooting Tribes – Give an assignment to breakout groups and ask them to report back with their response to the assignment
  12. Hands-On Activities (i.e. Filming a Video on Topic on Smartphones during program)
  13. Use a flip chart to list audience responses during discussion segments
  14. Music
  15. Questions on Wall Charts – have audience get up and write answers to discussion on wall charts or have audience use post-it sticky dots to answer questions they agree with
  16. Puzzles
  17. Video Clips
  18. Games
  19. Game Show Format, such as Jeopardy
  20. Prizes for audience participation
  21. Real Time Internet Searches (if wireless Internet is available)
  22. Have Audience Text questions to speaker (provide phone number)
  23. PowerPoint (but only if low on text and heavy on pictures)
  24. Homework (i.e. have attendees write down an application point and self-address a postcard -- you mail them a reminder in 6 weeks)