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  1. Ritual

    Collections | 04 Nov 2022 | Posted by Annette Benson

    An activity from Thiagi: "As a teenager, if you ever desperately wanted to belong to a group but you were not permitted to do so, you know how it feels to be excluded. This jolt deals with the...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1005/collections/communication-and-empathy

  2. Personal Identity Wheel, Social Identity Wheel, and Spectrum Activity

    Collections | 06 Feb 2022 | Posted by Sharon L Borkowski

    Personal Identity Wheel challenges participants to reflect on their identities beyond social groups and get to know others in the group. They brainstorm words that describe their personal...

    https://hubicl.org/members/5300/collections/for-asl-280

  3. Conversation starters are a great resource for language teachers

    Collections | 18 Jan 2022 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    Whether you are assigning conversation partners amongst your own students, or pairing them with native speakers externally, it is extremely useful to provide some structure and guidance for their...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/cercll-collection-for-language-teachers

  4. Icebreakers with physical props

    Collections | 18 Jan 2022 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    For those of you who like to give your students something physical to manipulate, these experiential tools are great for icebreakers as well as debriefing learning. My absolute favorite is the...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/cercll-collection-for-language-teachers

  5. Icebreakers that highlight culture

    Collections | 18 Jan 2022 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    Two of my favorite culturally focused icebreakers are Voices from the Past and the Name Game. You can read what I wrote about them in this TESOL collection or visit them directly in the toolbox....

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/cercll-collection-for-language-teachers

  6. Icebreakers

    Collections | 18 Jan 2022 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    In any collection for teachers I like to include a few icebreakers that are appropriate to the teaching context. Many teachers overlook the teaching potential of icebreakers, which are useful for...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/cercll-collection-for-language-teachers

  7. Mini Metaphors

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This is one of my favorite ice-breaker activities, and it can also be used as a debriefing/reflection tool. It is just a collection of little charms and miniature objects, but in my experience...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/intercultural-activities-for-tesoltefl

  8. Icebreakers that Teach: The Name Game and Voices from the Past

    Collections | 03 Jul 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    If you were to click on the Discover top menu and choose Tags, you could search for a term such as Icebreaker. Forty-three tools come up in that search. We think of these tools as...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/intercultural-activities-for-tesoltefl

  9. Guidance for students as they get to know one another

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This set of questions might be a good way for pairs or small groups to get to know each other in a COIL/international virtual education experience. I would encourage the use of synchronous meeting...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/ve-coil

  10. The Name Game - A great icebreaker for COIL

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This is another way for students in a COIL experience to get to know each other with an added cultural layer to the introductions. You'll need to modify it for a virtual setting. I think it...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/ve-coil

  11. Voices from the Past - Great icebreaker for COIL that digs deep into cultural knowledge

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    I think this icebreaker is a great way to move beyond students in each group learning each others' names to a deep exploration of cultural values expressed in sayings heard during...

    https://hubicl.org/members/1048/collections/ve-coil

  12. Artful Closer

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/99

  13. Beach Ball Ice Breaker

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/256

  14. Big Wind Blows, The

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/501

  15. Birds of a Feather

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/103

  16. Chain of Diversity

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/382

  17. Complimentary Round Table

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/137

  18. Computer Keyboard Keys

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/836

  19. Conversation Starters

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/143

  20. Conversation Starters: 200 questions to get to know someone

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/479

  21. Core Cultural Values and Culture Mapping

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/363

  22. Different Similarities

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/95

  23. Draw a House

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/672

  24. Familiar and Unfamiliar

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/470

  25. Five Minute Poem, The

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/571

  26. Five Nosy Questions

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/497

  27. Hand Shake Mingle

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/771

  28. Human Values Continuum

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/37

  29. I Am From Poems

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/210

  30. I Am Poems

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/132

  31. Icebreaker Grab Bag

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/572

  32. Intercultural People Bingo

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/530

  33. Lemons

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/44

  34. Magic Spelling

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/351

  35. Meet the Trainer

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/220

  36. Miniature Metaphors

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/141

  37. Name Roulette

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/826

  38. Newton

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/221

  39. One Will Get You Ten

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/114

  40. Peek-a-Who Names Review

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/827

  41. Personal Identity Wheel

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/574

  42. Pick-a-Postcard

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/142

  43. Ritual

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/226

  44. Six Differences

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/107

  45. Snowball

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/463

  46. Social Identity Wheel

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/575

  47. Spectrum Activity, The, Questions of Identity

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/576

  48. Speed Friending

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/407

  49. Surprising Sentence

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/117

  50. Team Tally

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/824

  51. Thumb Wars

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/133

  52. Twenty-Five Questions

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/1

  53. Voices from the Past (Name Tags)

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/77

  54. Walk Apart, Walk Together

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/381

  55. Web of Connectedness

    https://hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/577