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Ken and Chris,
This is an intriguing concept. When you ask kids for ideas after presenting
this to them the first day, do you get much response? Brainstorming in the
first week is difficult for me, because we haven't built up that sense of
The teacher portion is also great. It makes me think of the divergent thinking
test. I love this activity because it helps the kids see that we all process
information differently and that we can all learn from each other (called
hitchhiking). Your question methods would be a great lead in to this activity.
BTW: Could you enlarge your font size? The text tends to blend together. It is
difficult to read your posts. Suzette