Discussing/Presenting and Listening/Viewing Resources· Seed discussion ideas and information· Literature Circles and several alternative versions.· Literacy blog with Fishbowl discussion technique . This is one example shown in a physics class.· Washington University (St. Louis) Teaching with Discussion website.· A tip sheet for dealing discussions, "What to do when a discussion stalls?"· Active Learning in the classroom links with activities and ideas.· Center for Instructional Development and Research: Teaching through discussion.· High school discussion strategies geared toward Social Studies, but can be adapted for any content.
· Reading in the content area: Literacy Strategy Discussion Groups.· English discussion strategies that can be applied to any content.
· Other discussion strategies, like Author's Chair, Book Talks, etc.
with a link for a classroom discussion rubric found here.
· A variety of classroom discussion techniques.
· A wide range of information for classroom discussion, including tips on setting the environment, techniques, etc.
· Ideas for active classroom techniques from a college perspective.
· Great tips from Stanford on how to get students to talk in class.
· A great article from Berkeley on encouraging student participation and great pointers how to handle those that monopolize discussions.