What is this strategy about?
Complete this "Set Ground Rules for Discussion" unit to help make your classroom discussions more productive. With this unit, you will begin to normalise habits that allow discussions to be effective and connected.
Why is student participation important in the classroom?
Student participation allows teachers to promote active learning and assess understanding. When pupils ask questions, they learn how to obtain information to enhance their own understanding of a topic.
How do I put this into place in my classroom?
Do this before any instance of group work over the 6 weeks.
Click here to find out how to Encourage More Independent Pupil Discussion.
Choose this strategy if you want to...
- Reduce off-task chat
- Create a habit to reduce the amount of time setting pupils up for class discussion
Interested in this strategy?
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