Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
2: Person to Person
Examine the Topic
Now that you have read the research and viewed the video discussion on interpersonal communication, you will examine the topic further by using an interactive video viewer to observe several teacher-student and student-student classroom interactions and analyzing the conversation patterns.
A. Teacher-Student InteractionsTo conclude a lesson in which students role-played Latin American artists invited to exhibit their work in Spain, teacher Lori Langer de Ramirez has asked the students to write a formal letter of response about their decision to boycott the exhibit. In this segment, Ms. Langer de Ramirez conducts instructional conversations with groups of students as she helps them compose the letter.
B. Student-Student InteractionsIn this lesson, Ms. Tulou's students answered a series of questions on a worksheet, then walked around the room to discuss their responses in pairs and small groups. As they converse, students are aware that Ms. Tulou expects them to expand and extend their conversational interactions.
C. Reflect on the ActivityAfter comparing your analysis of the classroom interactions with the sample answers, reflect on the following questions:
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