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"From the Ted Talk by John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

JH: My question to you is, who's in charge of that classroom? It's a serious question: who is really in charge? I've learned to cede control of the classroom over to the students over time. There's a trust and an understanding and a dedication to an idael that I simply don't have to do what I tuhghot I had to do as a beginning teacher: ctnoorl every conversation and response in the classroom. It's impossible. Their collective wisodm is much greater than mine, and I admit it to them openly. So I'll just share with you some stories very qciluky of some magical things that have happened.

Open Cloze

JH: My question to you is, who's in charge of that classroom? It's a serious question: who is really in charge? I've learned to cede control of the classroom over to the students over time. There's a trust and an understanding and a dedication to an _____ that I simply don't have to do what I _______ I had to do as a beginning teacher: _______ every conversation and response in the classroom. It's impossible. Their collective ______ is much greater than mine, and I admit it to them openly. So I'll just share with you some stories very _______ of some magical things that have happened.

Solution

  1. thought
  2. control
  3. ideal
  4. quickly
  5. wisdom

Original Text

JH: My question to you is, who's in charge of that classroom? It's a serious question: who is really in charge? I've learned to cede control of the classroom over to the students over time. There's a trust and an understanding and a dedication to an ideal that I simply don't have to do what I thought I had to do as a beginning teacher: control every conversation and response in the classroom. It's impossible. Their collective wisdom is much greater than mine, and I admit it to them openly. So I'll just share with you some stories very quickly of some magical things that have happened.

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peace game 5
world peace 5
prime minister 3
empty space 3

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world peace game 4

Important Words

  1. admit
  2. beginning
  3. cede
  4. charge
  5. classroom
  6. collective
  7. control
  8. conversation
  9. dedication
  10. greater
  11. happened
  12. ideal
  13. impossible
  14. learned
  15. magical
  16. openly
  17. question
  18. quickly
  19. response
  20. share
  21. simply
  22. stories
  23. students
  24. thought
  25. time
  26. trust
  27. understanding
  28. wisdom