Card sorts are exactly what they sound like, an activity where students sort cards with vocabulary or images into categories. But they can be so much more! After all the planning, printing, and cutting out, you will want to ensure that your card sort is not a unitasker. This post includes ways to make card sorts hard-working multitaskers in your classroom.
I want this post to take the humble card sort from egg cuber to an all-purpose kitchen knife. One of these is a novelty that comes out once or twice a year, while the other is a fixture in your daily work. If you only use a card sort once a year, find out how to get more bank for your buck. Seriously, printing and laminating can be expensive. [Read more…]