Mix Pair Share

Have the children/students mix, then teacher calls “pair” and the youth pair up. Teacher then asks a question and gives the pairs thinking time. Pairs then share. Deepen careful listening skills by having each person share the interests, thoughts and ideas of their partner. Individuals in each pair take responsibility for listening, interpreting, and representing one another.  (See also: Think Pair Listen Share) See: kaganonline.com.