TT017 Four Review Games (Brush Up)

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Make review engaging and enjoyable with one of the four review games that Michelle and Colin discuss in this episode. We discuss some mistakes we made running these games the first time, and go over some specific instructions to make sure you can run these activities successfully in your classroom.

Show Notes:

  • Segment: Tactic Time [1:04]
  • Game #1: Guess What I Am [1:25]
  • Game #2: Ball of Knowledge [3:30]
  • Ice-breaker variations on Ball of Knowledge [5:05]
  • Game #3: Four Corners [6:37]
  • Game #4: Jeopardy! [8:46]
  • Avoid these mistakes Colin made when playing Jeopardy! for the first time [9:12]
  • Jeopardy! PowerPoint downloads: simple version and an advanced version (with Daily Doubles!) [11:35]
  • The importance of getting students to come up with their own review questions [12:00]
  • Segment: Your Homework [13:36]
  • Send us your favorite review games to [13:44]
  • Segment: Listener Question [14:34]
  • Suggestions and encouragement for getting a teaching contract mid-year [15:12]
  • Segment: Potent Quotables [20:02]
  • Get your 5×5 Starter Kit at, and send your teaching questions to [20:40]
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