Students sit in pairs and after a sort ‘test’ mark each other’s
work. Questioning why and how answers are arrived at. One of the pairs moves on to someone different for another short test.

Speed Dating 

The steps

  •  Students sit opposite each other in pairs.

  • Each pair will have 2 sets of questions around the same topic that they work on individually

  • The pairs swap work with each other and mark.

  • No mark scheme is supplied.

  • If a student thinks an answer is wrong, or don’t know how to work it 
    out, they question their partner (How? or Why? they got that

  • If neither of the pair know the answer, the teacher should get 
    another pair to explain it to them.

  • One of each pair now move to a new person and the process is repeated with 2 new sets of questions. 

Top tips - The questions should be meaningful, but not too long, so movement
takes place. This changes the class dynamic and encourages
students to work with different peers.
A bell, whistle, buzzer etc could be used to signify when to move

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