The Stand-Up Game: A Classroom Strategy Transcript
Speaker 1: One of my favorite strategies for getting students to respond in a different way is to play the stand-up game.
All right, we’re going to play the stand-up game. Will everybody stand up. This is the stand-up game.
I’ve taught for 17 years and for most of those 17 years, I’ve taught first or second hour. I’ve got a lot of 17 and 18-year-olds who come tired in the morning and one of the first things I learned long ago is that there’s no good in saying, “Wake up.”
Everybody stand up.
Let’s just stand up.
All right. You get to sit down if you choose to share your response. You get to sit down if you choose to share your response. Who’s up for it? Okay, here we go.
We just stand up and you get to sit down when you contribute.
Speaker 2: The Congo River symbolizes dehumanization because the people on the river are acting inhumane by treating other people by being cruel to them.