TITLE

Enhancing classroom conversation for all students

AUTHOR(S)
Goldsmith, William
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Apr2013, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the value of engaging English language learner (ELL) students in classroom discussions to improve critical thinking skills. Information is provided on a teaching method known as Think, Pair, Share (TPS) in which students discuss a teachers question with a partnered classmate before participating in a class-wide discussion. Other topics covered include holding students accountable for their participation, asking open-ended questions, and establishing a randomized systems for calling on students to share their opinions.
ACCESSION #
86877044

 

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