After the 5 minutes were up, the speed dating began.
Each student had to move around the room and meet with another student (but not one who also had the same question as them).
They then had 2 minutes in which to state their question and give the answer which was then reciprocated by their partner.
The time was controlled via a stopwatch application on the internet and shown on the board with a buzzer sound signifying the end of the learning ‘date’.
In essence, you leave them wanting to know more from and about one another – aka real deal teambuilding!!
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I therefore decided to have an interim revision session with a difference and used speed dating as the vehicle for this.
When finished, they swapped their answers with a partner and marked it with the use of a mark scheme.
This enabled them to cross reference their new understanding with model responses.
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I used a speed dating concept from the whole school INSET day delivered at the start of the year and adapted it to suit my AS PE class.
(Though know your team will bond over the lameness of the exercise… Except, of course, the intention is not to date – but to learn.