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From the Ted Talk "Peter Norvig: The 100,000-student classroom"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So we brought back the oaioinnvnt of having due dates. (Laughter) You could watch the videos any time you adnwet during the week, but at the end of the week, you had to get the oewomrhk done. This motivated the students to keep going, and it also menta that everybody was working on the same thing at the same time, so if you went into a discussion forum, you could get an answer from a peer within minutes. Now, I'll show you some of the forums, most of which were self-organized by the students themselves.

Open Cloze

So we brought back the __________ of having due dates. (Laughter) You could watch the videos any time you ______ during the week, but at the end of the week, you had to get the ________ done. This motivated the students to keep going, and it also _____ that everybody was working on the same thing at the same time, so if you went into a discussion forum, you could get an answer from a peer within minutes. Now, I'll show you some of the forums, most of which were self-organized by the students themselves.

Solution

  1. meant
  2. wanted
  3. homework
  4. innovation

Original Text

So we brought back the innovation of having due dates. (Laughter) You could watch the videos any time you wanted during the week, but at the end of the week, you had to get the homework done. This motivated the students to keep going, and it also meant that everybody was working on the same thing at the same time, so if you went into a discussion forum, you could get an answer from a peer within minutes. Now, I'll show you some of the forums, most of which were self-organized by the students themselves.

Important Words

  1. answer
  2. brought
  3. dates
  4. discussion
  5. due
  6. forum
  7. forums
  8. homework
  9. innovation
  10. laughter
  11. meant
  12. minutes
  13. motivated
  14. peer
  15. show
  16. students
  17. time
  18. videos
  19. wanted
  20. watch
  21. week
  22. working