The String Theory

Here is an activity from Justin Slocum Bailey that can transform a classroom. I would suggest that the teacher start with the student in the class that is the least likely to get a compliment. For two reasons: to show that it can be done and so that the student doesn’t have to sweat it out til the end.

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