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I printed out QR codes and placed them around the room. When students arrived I asked them to scan the code, type in the password to join, and answer “reflection question 1” on the Padlet.
Reflection question 1: What do you already know about yoga?
We then reviewed class expectations and moved on to the next question.
Reflection question 2: What made you choose this course?
Students then watched two YouTube videos showing two variations of advanced yoga flow.
I then asked them questions about what they saw: What makes for a good yoga practice? What is necessary to perform at this level? How is the practitioner breathing? Why is the breath important? What poses do you recognize?
We then looked at a snapshot of the poses for the month of September.
Lastly, I asked students to think about what they wanted to get out of the class and what they looked forward to most. Reflection question 4.
Overall they enjoyed the use of QR codes (some of them were new to it) and answering live questions on Padlet. They also were more open and honest about answering since the responses were anonymous.
(1) To provide an interactive syllabus using Padlet where students can explore, reflect, watch, and learn. (2) To build excitement and curiosity of what’s to come.
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