Direction Correction: Getting the Discussions You Want

April 23, 2020

In this article, Dr. Rhonda Bondie explains the way teachers give directions can have a powerful impact on student learning and engagement. Drawing on over 30 years of classroom teaching, Dr. Bondie explains three main keys are behind deeper discussions. These include identifying the thinking product produced through discussion; preparing, discussing, evaluating, and reflecting; and adjusting roles, rules, turns, and time. For detailed explanations and practical steps related to each of the three keys, be sure to check out the full article.

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