Continue to develop group discussion skills and to work in teams. 0401.2.13
Links verified on 10/15/2014
- Coping With Hitchhikers and Couch Potatoes On Teams - these suggestions from the Stanford Center for Teaching and Leaning can be adapted for your students [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Discussion Skills - a short course designed to improve your ability to engage in meaningful discussions in English
- Group Discussion Skills - from an article on teaching English
- How Polite Are You? - situational questions for whole class or group discussions.
- How to be Good at Group Discussion - six steps with pictures
- Isaac Newton - explore the life of Isaac Newton. Students use reference books and the Internet to investigate Newton's life. Following group discussion and individual research, students create a slide of an aspect of Isaac Newton's life
- Roles in Groups - Read about the roles group members play and then complete the activity. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Teaching Group Discussion Skills - reasons for holding a group discussion
- Think-Pair-Share - a cooperative discussion strategy developed by Frank Lyman and his colleagues in Maryland.
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