NextUp is a handy little tool. It allows you to enter a number of activities with a time limit for each. When you're ready, it displays the first activity and counts it down, then starts the next until they're all done.
- I used this with one of my groups for learning stations; I set them a 7-minute slot for each activity with a 30-second transition time in between, leaving me free to circulate and support instead of constantly resetting the timer.
- It could be useful for examination preparation in getting learners used to the amount of time they should spend on a question or section.
- Use NextUp to set the pace for different stages of an activity to keep learners focused and reduce time wasting.