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Engaging With Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5

About This Workshop


Asking Questions: An Interactive Guide
1. Foundations

2. Looking at Literature

3. Starting Classroom Conversations

4. Classroom Dialogues

5. Using Art and Other Disciplines To Enrich Classroom Conversations

6. Beginning the Year

7. Many Students: Many Voices and Abilities

8. Reacting to Students' Work

9. The Professional Teacher

Site Map

Workshop 1. Foundations


[Channel-talklit3to5] Workshops 2 and 3

From: Vicky Romano <vromano@knox.edu>
Date: Mon Nov 01 2004 - 16:20:00 EST

Since beginning to teach at the college level, I have had to lead
several discussion sessions. One of the best ever was discussing
different learning styles in general. Students were able to be extremely
articulate as each had several stories about teachers who were helpful
to them and teachers who just did not understand them or would not make
accommodations for them.
It is obvious that framing topics and discussions that tap into the
personal lives of students is very important for good discussions. (this
is pointed out in videos 1 and 2 also)
What suggestions do you all have for being a good facilitator of
discussions? What has worked for you in the past? What recommendations
do you have for working with students of different ages?

Vicky Romano
Knox College
Campus Box 235
Galesburg, Il 61401-4999
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