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A teacher’s guide for the Drop lesson type in Snowflake MultiTeach®


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What it does

Drop is a lesson type that supports individual, paired, or small group interaction.
Students drag content-related photos and/or word cards scattered about the screen to the corresponding spot on a rotating circle.

After one round is completed, students advance to the next round.

Good for

  • Explore, preview, and review a wide range of concepts
  • Matching, classification, categorization
  • Academic fluency
  • Sequencing events in a story, life cycle phases, when set to “ordered”.
  • Ideal for 2 or more students, whole-class presentation
  • Self-correction.

Also supports

  • Associative learning, recall, visual thinking
  • On a large display, Drop allows for student movement, good for students who require kinesthetic learning opportunities
  • Teachers can align questions/tasks and content to specific curriculum standards and objectives
  • Good for front-of-class presentation involving students
  • Good for pairs and small group instruction.

Works well with

In Zones:

  • Presenter
  • Nodes
  • Educational video clips
  • Educational PDFs.

Other lesson types that represent the same or similar educational content/concepts:

  • Cards
  • Match
  • Guess (for content-related vocabulary development and review)
  • Scramble (for content-related vocabulary development and review).


A Drop lesson type can be easily converted into the following lesson types:

  • Match: converts without modification if text is entered in the right column in the Manage Content section. If a Drop lesson is set up with the target photos in the ring, with no text, text must be entered in the right column in the Match conversion.
  • Words
  • Sentences
  • Guess
  • Spinner
  • Scramble

Find out more
You can learn more about the Drop lesson type in the Snowflake MultiTeach user manual. Access the dedicated Drop page here.
Alternatively, check out the Drop lesson type video.

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