Choose-a-Chip and Draw-a-Chip are terrific structures for building communication skills and promoting more engagement with the curriculum. One of the great things about these two structures is that they regulate communication. They ensure that every student gets an equal opportunity to participate, leading to equal status, and that no one student will do all the talking at the expense of others. If you noticed from the names of these structures, they both have the word "Chip" in them. What is a chip? Chips are like tokens with discussion prompts or questions on them. (Do you remember the craze of Pogs? Chips are very similar.). The structures derive their names from how you choose the chips. Chips can be made using card and a little imagination or you can purchase readymades from our online shop.
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