Discussion Techniques

We are talking about Discussion Strategies in #worldgeochat this week.  Want to brush up on the importance of class discussions?  Need some new discussion strategies?  Check out the resources below.

Rethinking Whole Class Discussions – Edutopia

13 Strategies to Improve Student Classroom Discussions

Big List of Classroom Discussion Techniques

Successful Socratic Seminars

Here are this week’s questions —

  1.  What discussion strategies and techniques have been most successful for you?
  2. What prep do students need prior to discussion?
  3. What role do teachers play in discussion?  Moderator? Observer? Participant?
  4. How do you insure participation by ALL students in discussions? How do you assess discussions, or do you?
  5. Have you tried online discussions?  What platform did you use? How successful was the experience?
  6. Share a successful topic and discussion strategy you have used in your classroom.

Join in the fun Tuesday at 9 Eastern/8 Central/7 Mountain/6 Pacific!

Want to know what topics are coming up next? Check out Future #worldgeochat topics.

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