The students create their own versions of tic tac toe based on a unit of study for example, homonyms, compound words, possessives, pronouns, interrogative questions, idioms, vocabulary words related to a job interview, etc. That the best methods are also the most difficult ones” (p 69) although managing a differentiat- think-tac-toe simulations problem-based learning strategies for managing a differentiated classroom best to phase you and your students into an environment where multiple avenues to learn-ing are the norm ultimately, your aim is to. Materials: 9 different lesson related vocabulary cards a whiteboard magnets a whiteboard marker how to: 1) split your class into two teams 2) pre-teach the vocabulary using the 2-1-0 method 3) draw a nine square tic-tac-toe grid on the whiteboard and place one vocabulary card into each square on the grid. Teachlikethis is a youtube channel that features instructional teaching strategies for k-12 classrooms this channel was launched on october 5th 2013. Tic tac toe sheets an easy and creative way to differentiate instructions for gifted students in the regular classroom is to create a tic-tac-toe board that focuses on a certain area of study.
Think tac toes are a great way to include differentiation into the classroom they can made using questions that hit all learning styles which is great to hit the needs of all students think tac toes can be given with as many, or as little requirements as desired. Build multiple intelligences into student work by creating think-tac-toe boards that incorporate choices for each intelligence but that produce the same end goal in terms of mastery of the learning targets and standards. Differentiated instruction: what can it look like in the science classroom jeremy peacock, science variety of student characteristics wisdom from tomlinson & macmillan think-tac-toe multiple texts respond to various student learning needs work together lower prep.
This multiplication think tac toe board well be greatly helpful in differentiating door student interest all students are learning about multiplication, but with this think-tac-toe board, they can choose methods that appeal to them see more choice is a powerful tool for the classroom students feel empowered when we offer choices for. The students are allowed to choose three of the tasks to complete this article describes the concept of think‐tac‐toe, reviews the benefits of using the strategy, and explains how to create think‐tac‐toe grids using comprehension examples that include story grammar, main idea, sequencing, and summarizing. Tic-tac-toe: encourage students to perform a set of three activities so that it forms a tic-tac-toe students can choose these activities horizontally, vertically or diagonally in this method the “free choice” square can be in the middle. (think-tac-toe, bingo, menus, raft, and 1-3-5) units of study that provide students with the option to choose tasks is a great way to differentiate instruction activities are placed on graphic organizers for students to select.
Tic tack toe tic-tac-toe, sometimes referred to as think-tac-toe, is a method of offering students choices in the type of products they complete to demonstrate their knowledge as in a traditional tic-tac-toe game, students are presented with a nine-cell table of options. (es/ms) i used this think tac toe sponge activity as a way to differentiate my reading intervention program, explore the same idea across different media in my resource classroom modify it based on your students' needs. Adapted from fulfilling the promise of the differentiated classroom, carol ann tomlinson, ascd 2003 •think-tac-toe plays off the familiar childhood game. Using choice boards to increase student ownership january 29, 2016 over the past few weeks, we have offered guidance on building 21st century classrooms , including a discussion of the importance of creating a student-centered environment. The tic-tac-toe format allows students to choose the tasks they complete from a list of options thus creating natural differentiated learning and lending itself easily to friendly classroom competition this multiplication think tac toe worksheet is suitable for 5th - 7th grade.
Differentiated instruction is a very popular, not to mention broad, topic in today’s educational arena students come to our classrooms with a variety of: think-tac-toe boards, cubing, graphic organizers, and mind maps remember, these are just some of the many examples of differentiated instructional. I think choices make the world of difference with my students’ level of motivation i love how you have each box labeled with what type of multiple intelligence it is- genius a math teacher and i this past spring created a tic-tac-toe board for a tessellation project we did. My idea is a tic-tac-toe game we divide the class in two groups (x and o) on the board we make the tic-tac-toe diagram in each space we can write a verb (for example. For creating choice in your classroom base ball tic tac toe 2-5-8 plans game show challenge list choice boards tic-tac-toe extension menu free choice (fill out your proposal form before beginning the free there is a method for students to express interest (ie as the teacher discusses each product, there is a check.
3 tic – tac – toe for learning (or think – tac – toe) is: a highly common method teachers use to: 1 adapt lessons to varying levels of difficulty 2 incorporate various learning modes in lessons 3 provide student choice. Tic-tac-toe boards 18 6 use of ict 19 7 varied questioning 20 to differentiate effectively and support individual and diverse students in the classroom, the teacher is required to be flexible in their approach in order to adjust: organising your classroom for differentiation. To help create lessons that engage and resonate with a diverse classroom, below are 20 differentiated instruction strategies and examples available in a condensed and printable list for your desk , you can use 16 in most classes and the last four for math lessons. In this tic-tac-toe worksheet gives students 9 different types of activities to do practice biomes the goal is to complete three of the activities to gain a tic tac toe this activity also gives students options so that they can demonstrate their strengths.
The vocabulary think-tac-toe activity helps students understand and review vocabulary words with this handout, students will choose three squares to create a tic-tac-toe, either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally to execute their tic-tac-toe strategy, students must complete the vocabulary activity within each square. This indicates that the think-tac-toe game on the students’ performance in chemistry has a higher effect than the lecture method (honarmand, etal 2015) this is evident that think-tac-toe game strategy and. Help your child improve his calculations by practicing with our tic-tac-toe grids your student will love competing against you for the highest score this take on the classic game of tic-tac-toe is a great way to help your child learn conversion. This board game has 12 tic-tac-toe grids students go in pairs and take turns going first and second they write down x and o in the grids until the winner gets 3 in a row.