a step back from your classroom and examine the video clip
in relation to your own instructional practices. Use the questions
below to spark discussion about instructional practices in
department meetings, team meetings, or as a writing prompt
in your own professional journal.
are the elements of a good discussion about a text?
are the benefits of offering students a choice of reading
selections? What are the drawbacks? What are the management
do students need to know and know how to do in order to
participate successfully in a small group discussion about
a shared text?
support can you offer students to help them be successful
participants in group discussions?