Friday Gem #13 – emoji vocab retrieval practice

Teaching and Learning Gem #13 – emoji vocab retrieval practice

The final Friday Gem of the year comes from the Classics Department and is a great one for linguists. Mark Wilmore did a digital learning walk and shared with me a fun and fast-paced vocab retrieval game from Dan Addis. Whilst waiting for students to join the live lesson (not wanting to waste any moment for learning), Dan posted a Latin word in the conversation space. Students had to post an emoji/picture that represented it.

Here is ‘fugit’ (he/she flees) and ‘templum’ (temple):

Here is ‘timet’ (he/she is afraid):