|Friday, Nov 23, 2012 - 3:00 AM
"Workshop 3. Going Further In Discussion"
Since discussion is so central to the growth and development of a literary community, this program also concentrates on this activity. The teachers talk about ways to recognize good discussion, adding personal anecdotes about ways in which they participate in or step out at various points in the discussion to help students go further in their understandings of the text. The group also looks at different stimuli they use to provoke and maintain good discussions in their classrooMs. These principles are illustrated by classroom footage showing rich and involved student discussion. D