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Skip the Line is a simple facilitation protocol to better address students’ needs and add a layer of initiative and autonomy to the experience.
The exact implementation of a strategy like Skip the Line is highly adaptable to situations and circumstances. One of the most common methods of implementation may be the following:
One other common variation of this strategy includes using a kind of visual signal approach like multi-colored cards where if the red side is up, help is needed, but if the green side is up, all is well.
Whatever the specific approach, the Skip the Line strategy is a highly effective means of encouraging student self-reflection and initiative as well as adding a layer of autonomy to workshop time.