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Edutopia | How Learning Happens: Inviting Participation With Thumbs-Up Responses


A quick assessment strategy replaces raised hands, encouraging more students to contribute by accommodating their different processing needs.


This video is part of Edutopia’s “How Learning Happens” series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development.

Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; with special thanks to the Science of Learning and Development Initiative, Turnaround for ChildrenLearning Policy InstituteAmerican Institutes for Research, and EducationCounsel.

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