Female teacher with group of students, raised handsThe "Quick Whip" is a quick and easy way to collect participants' feedback in a group. Ask a simple and direct question that participants will be comfortable answering without any preparation and do a quick 'go around' to hear their feedback. Or, ask some questions of the group that participants can respond to with a show of hands. Be prepared to record participants' responses or count shows of hands in order to quantify the feedback.

When to Use: At the end of a program

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Participants: Young Children, Youth, Adults, Educators

Supplies: Flexible depending on setting and group. Try these different options.

  • Verbal answers to a prompt or posted question, a method to record responses
  • Show of hands to a prompt or question, a method to tally and record responses

Sample Questions: Ask a simple direct question and go around the room to get feedback from everybody.

  • What was one thing you learned today?
  • What do you want to work on tomorrow?
  • What is a question or concern you have?
  • What surprised you?