10 Warm Ups for Lesson Plans

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Beginning your lesson plans with a five-minute warm-up or icebreaker can serve to focus your students on a new topic, open up creative thinking, and help them to apply the learning in new ways. The feedback you get from students also gives you an instant reading on where their heads are. 

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Expectations

Understanding your students' expectations is key to your success. Use this icebreaker to find out what expectations your students have about the new topic.

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Brainstorm Race

该排行榜为有工作经验的高级管理人员评出全球最优秀的100个EMBA项目。
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热门的新兴市场基准债券和股票的价格已经下降,同时根据代表全球大型金融公司的组织——国际金融研究所(Institute for International Finance)的数据,来自海外投资者的净流入已经从2014年的2850亿美元降至今年的660亿美元。
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A Few of My Favorite Things

At the risk of having the song stuck in your collective classroom head all day, this icebreaker is a good one for customizing to any topic. Whether you’ve gathered to talk about math or literature, ask your students to share their top three favorite things about whatever it is you’re there to discuss. If you have time, go back around for the flip side: what are their three least favorite things? This information will be even more helpful if you ask them to explain why. Will your time together help to solve any of these issues?

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If You Had a Magic Wand

韩语用户设置的"你的出生地"猜10次就能成功破译的概率是39%。
Until four years ago, Maddie was an unknown eight year old who enjoyed dancing and went to a local primary school.
Mr Talbot notes that regulators in Japan are encouraging fee-based sales with a new fiduciary code and other measures that will play to the low-cost appeal of ETFs.
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借助于Artnet等公布拍卖结果的数据库,如今购买艺术品的富豪非常清楚要想在早期绘画大师的作品上获利非常困难。

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If You Won the Lottery

They appeared in high spirits despite losing three-nil to Belgium on Saturday .
Chinese people are intelligent and hardworking and they have an inexhaustible drive for pursuing a better life for themselves. The government needs to create the enabling environment for our people to fully use their talent and initiative.
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Clay Modeling

“In the drama, romance is the protagonist’s only pursuit. It seems that the meaning of her life is to have a romantic relationship with a Prince Charming. No, not only one, but three or four,” Douban user Jiuyuehuashang said.
2017年排行榜的前几名几乎清一色都是法国商学院。校区位于里尔和尼斯的北方高等商学院(Edhec Business School)首次登上该榜单榜首。自2011年该榜单编制以来一直排名第一的巴黎高等商学院(HEC Paris)如今降至第二名。
7月,美国国家航空航天局(NASA)宣布发现了一颗类地行星,激发了中国人的想象。
从单个大宗商品来看,预计咖啡价格将大幅下跌,目前为1磅1.62美元左右,投资者对阿拉比卡咖啡前景尤为悲观。
我是否徘徊过去?回顾过去,沉迷于我们遗憾或者错过的事情是非常诱人和几乎令人不由自主的。学会放手,只专注于当前发生的事和你今日将要面临的选择吧。
12月份以美元计的进口同比增长3.1%至1686亿美元,而上个月修正后的增幅为4.7%(修正前为6.7%)。这一增长幅度大致符合3%预期中数。

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The Power of Story

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2005年初,斯通和其联合创始人爱丽莎卡玛赫特和朱瑞德斯贾丁斯发现,使用博客的女性规模庞大,但主流媒体却很少会引用她们的文章。于是,三人决定召开一次草根会议,并吸引了谷歌和雅虎(Yahoo)等赞助商。门票很快销售一空,不久,她们便成立了BlogHer.com。这个博客发布平台把撰写博客变成了许多女性可以用来赚钱的一项业务——2009年至2012年期间,这家公司向5,000名博主支付了超过2,500万美元。目前,这个平台的用户已经超过9,200万人。
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Super Powers

2016年,我们看到很多新设备加入互联网(不幸的是,我们也看到他们被黑客打倒了大片)。从家用电器到服装,公司很想出售一些能使你的生活“智能化”的产品,但有时反而会适得其反。让我们来回顾在过去的一年里出现的一些最荒谬和最无用的互联网连接设备。
大力推进社会体制改革。
Falke’s fall from grace is sad, but nothing compared with eBay. The company I thought I would love forever for supplying my entire wardrobe and the contents of my house told the New York Times: “We are passionate about harnessing our platform to empower millions of people by levelling the playing field for them.”
公司:技术服务公司Binary Group

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Three Words

根据研究者提供的数据,如果用户设置了真实答案,美国用户设置的"你最喜欢的食物"只需1次尝试就能成功破译的概率是19.7%;
单词protocol 联想记忆:
排在第八位的是29岁的中国模特刘雯,她的收入为650万美元,她是榜单上唯一一位亚洲模特,这也反映了缺少多样性的问题依然影响着模特界。
去年12月,中国工业利润降幅达到创纪录的8%,显示中国有针对性的刺激计划未能抑制工业放缓,而工业是中国经济的主要推动力。
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The runner-up was Lucy Kay, with Bars and Melody in third place.

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Time Machine

This is an especially good warm up in history classrooms, of course, but it could be used very effectively for literature too, even math and science. In a corporate setting, it could be used to understand the causes of a current problem. If you could go back in time, or forward, where would you go and why? Who would you talk to? What are the burning questions?