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Smart Start Primary Mixer


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A Smart Start activity designed for the primary classroom to start your school year! Special thanks to Jon Corippo for the opening slides.

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Smart Start Primary Mixer

  1. 1. Smart School Start 2014Academic Mini-Mixer Student Survey Estimated time: 40 minutes
  2. 2. Academic Goals Culture Goals Get to know what kids like Students can share what they value Teachers model appropriate discussion “Light writing assessment” Students provide extended correct answers Students answer “why statements”
  3. 3. In self contained classes: Do this as a school wide activity In departmentalized classes: Do this for each period
  4. 4. Fast feedback! ve kids share each answer and reaso out loud in class…. OR Use for them to do hort, open ended answers with iPads phones or in a lab!
  5. 5. FUN THING! e kids do a continuum on either/or p
  6. 6. What kind of pet do you have? If you don’t have a pet, what kind would you choose? Describe your pet.
  7. 7. How many brothers and sisters do you have? Tell about one thing your family does together.
  8. 8. Tell about one book you read this summer. What is your all time favorite book?
  9. 9. If you could be any super hero, which one would you be?
  10. 10. How would you use your super powers to benefit mankind?
  11. 11. What game are you best at?
  12. 12. Would you rather be Frog or Toad? Why?
  13. 13. What is one thing you can do on a computer?
  14. 14. If you had a time machine….. where would you go?