|Saturday, Jan 12, 2013 - 12:00 AM
"Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion"
Introduced by Dr. Langer, this program concentrates on discussion and its importance in helping engaged readers go further in the text. The onscreen teachers talk about ways to encourage wholeclass and smallgroup discussion, the importance of asking the right questions to provoke thoughtful discussion, and making the discussion inclusive, including both talkative and reticent students. Their discussion is punctuated by visits to their classrooms, where discussion flourishes. D