I’m still thinking about the next version of the projects booklet for this summer’s workshops. I’m thinking about types of interaction. What kinds can you think of? Here’s what I have so far:
- Presentation followed by Q&A. The basic exchange used in MI Week Exchange (the original exchange started in 1997), Read Around the Planet (which was based on MI Week Exchange), etc.
- Participation in each other’s presentations. This includes the snow ball fights, doing the actions along with the presenting class etc.
- Interacting with the other class’ content. Game shows, quiz shows, any academic challenges. Data collection projects. Role playing, mock trials, etc.
- Using the other class’ presented information to do something with it. MysteryQuest, Texas History Mystery, etc.
- Hands-on interaction. Gadget Works from COSI Columbus, and making puppets at the Center for Puppetry Arts.
- Bringing created objects to share and interact with. Monster Match, sharing worm farms, growing gardens, design projects.
- Dialogue, discussion, debate. True spontaneous conversations. Usually on hot topics: GNG’s discussions of hot topics, and MAGPI’s issue discussions.
Can you think of any other types of interaction? What am I missing?