OpenMind’s Back-to-School Playbook

OpenMind Back-to-School Playbook

Our Back-to-School Playbook includes a set of resources to help you create a learning environment that supports constructive dialogue. Resources include:

  • Leading an OpenMind Classroom. Tips and strategies to foster constructive dialogue in your classroom.

  • A Guide to Student Roles in Classroom Discussions. Explore the common roles students play in difficult conversations and what you can do to encourage productive participation. 

  • Post-OpenMind Class Activity. Try out our post-OpenMind discussion activity to help your students put their skills into practice.

  • Pulse Survey Primer. Start capturing your students’ views about your classroom environment.

  • Our Favorite Resources. From balanced news sources to critical thinking and digital literacy tools.