George Lucas Educational Foundation
George Lucas Education Foundation

Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions

Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways.

July 31, 2020

Because hand signals allow students to engage both verbally and nonverbally, conversations that use them can be more inclusive. Teachers can post the hand signals in the classroom or share them online so that students can easily refer to the visual reminder.

Share This Story

  • email icon

Filed Under

  • Classroom Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Online Learning

Follow Edutopia

  • facebook icon
  • twitter icon
  • instagram icon
  • youtube icon
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use

George Lucas Educational Foundation

Edutopia is a free source of information, inspiration, and practical strategies for learning and teaching in preK-12 education. We are published by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.
Edutopia®, the EDU Logo™ and Lucas Education Research Logo® are trademarks or registered trademarks of the George Lucas Educational Foundation in the U.S. and other countries.