“What did you learn in the last class?”
For a yearlong course, start the first several classes with this question until you get the pace of your classes.
It is a tool to clarify the emphasis on student output in your classes. You can also expect the following effects:
・It helps your students get along with each other by using it in the early stage of the course.
・It helps your students make it a habit to relate what they learned in the last class to what they will learn today.
・It helps your students clarify their memory and consciousness by outputting. It enables them to recall what they learned in the last class and relate it to what they will learn today.
・It helps your students realize the importance of how others learn by experiencing the difference in perspectives and expressions with other learners even if they are taking part in the same class.