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Gallery Walk Procedures from
(Preparation: Prepare for the posters to be placed in the classroom—e.g., tables are placed on the periphery of the classroom to place three-sided poster boards, or large butcher sheets are hung on the classroom walls as ‘poster boards.’ If there is enough time and technology support, have teams make ten-minute oral presentations using PowerPoint or other software instead of producing posters.)
  1. 1. Allow teams to set up and prepare their posters around the classroom,
    and place a stack of Post-its by each poster.
  2. 2. Handout copies of the Gallery Walk: Poster Assessment handout to students
    to complete as they evaluate the other teams' posters, and have students use
    Post-its to leave comments or questions they may have on a poster.
  3. 3. Have teams return to their posters, review the comments and questions
    on Post-its, select one comment and/or question for the team to respond to.
  4. 4. Conduct a class discussion as the teams take turns summarizing their posters,
    read aloud the selected comments/questions, and respond to them.
  5. 5. Provide those students whose comments or questions are selected an
    opportunity to reply to the teams' responses.
  6. 6. Facilitate the above class interaction while clarifying and correcting
    any misconceptions or misinformation.
  7. 7. Collect the completed Gallery Walk: Poster Assessment handouts
    and the team posters for evaluation.
  8. 8. Class 3 Evaluation: The class discussion and collected Gallery Walk: Poster Assessment
    handouts and the team posters assist teachers in evaluating students' understanding
    and knowledge of the common causes, symptoms and treatments of various mental
    disorders. In addition, teachers can assess the types of local and online resources
    that students have identified and become aware of after the research activity.

Thinking Maps

Adapted from Kate Kinsella