The teacher “becomes a resource rather than an authority”. Frank, I had not heard of ThinkTrix until right now. 2. 3. Teachers may also opt to have students in the outside circle grade the participants’ conversation with a rubric, then give feedback on what they saw in a debriefing afterward, as mentioned in the featured video. I have also used Teach-OK with college students, and most of my students said they were happy for a change from the sit-and-listen they were used to in college classrooms. The students may not follow the rules of discussion. Can't find what you are looking for? 3 Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive Chennai, India Psychology Definition of DISCUSSION METHOD: A method of teaching where teacher and students actively partake in the learning process. Emmanuelle, I absolutely think these strategies can be applied to an adult audience. @DigitalNomadRob. Antonella, Hi there, enjoying this post. I think the only one I added that may not have been there is the Town Hall format. That is a fantastic name! Does the teacher do more than the basic checking for understanding? Thanks! Jess, thanks for sharing this! But when teachers began contacting me recently asking for a more comprehensive list, I knew it was time to do some serious research. Leading a discussion requires skills different from lecturing. This has proven to be a very effective approach. As an aspiring teacher, I’m constantly looking for ways I can improve my teaching because I want to be the best teacher I can for my students (as cliché as that may sound). • Instructional methods are used by teachers to create learning environments. Inevitably, the volume of Turn and Talk would increase to a point beyond tolerable by administrators and next door neighbors. 1. I’m very much grateful for the great discussion strategies. Students don’t have to feel the “burden” of speaking or contributing a whole lot. To watch each strategy in action, click on its name and a new window will open with a video that demonstrates it. There are a lot of ideas to try to get kids engaged. I just looked it up and have found the book. The only requirement: that it quote and discuss a passage from the day’s reading assignment. Mostly in these startegies where children share their thoughts with each other they record their thoughts by writing…. This could be slightly challenging on a math classroom, but my idea is to maybe implement this as a review session before an exam where students are assigned a problem are they are tasked to explain how they would solve that problem to the student at their particular spot and then you could rotate students around the room so that each student is responsible for teaching each other and then making it more concrete. Love, love, love it. I often go to China to practice with students and teachers methods that will allow students to talk and share rather than a teacher oriented class. And i assume your students always respond fashionably to your greatly worded questions. Very interesting and useful information provided in this post. Talk moves are sentence frames we supply to our students that help them express ideas and interact with one another in respectful, academically appropriate ways. Here are some other factors to consider as teachers determine the best teaching method for their students. It works well to keep students on task while at the same time allows for the generation of new ideas by reconfiguring the group composition. Then, student A and B trade cards. The two central students have a conversation based on a pre-determined topic and often using specific skills the class is practicing (such as asking follow-up questions, paraphrasing, or elaborating on another person’s point). I also teach math and appreciate the detail you put into explaining your implementation. I use them both in my undergraduate classes with great success (as well as DBQs). You can make up any categories you want; they don’t have to be an introduction icebreaker as I used it. Thus “Discussion is a thought­ful consideration of relationships involved in the topic or the problem under study. 4. Consider asking students to prepare beforehand by drafting 2-3 questions or written responses to questions shared beforehand. Yesterday, for the first time, I combined your speed dating/concentric circles discussion strategy with what I call Round the Room Review(big pieces of paper where groups rotate to write facts about what they’ve just read), and it was AWESOME! Some teachers use this strategy to have students teach one piece of content to their fellow students, making it less of a discussion strategy and more of a peer teaching format. Since TodaysMeet shut down- has anyone heard of Mentimeter ? Mainly there are two types of discussion: (i) Spontaneous discussion, and (ii) Planned discussion. .” The community that is built by placing the focus on listening and not talking has been magnificent. Students at each table select different colored markers and, silently, respond to the prompt, writing their thoughts on the chart paper and responding to each others’ notes as well. Given than many of you are very experienced teachers, any advice or suggestions would be very helpful! The thinking routine that we do well in my class are the Gallery walk and the Speed dating (we call it donut talk). Thanks for sharing, Amy! Thanks so much for these great ideas! I would like to think this is a pretty complete list, but I’m sure more strategies are out there. Thank you so much. Hi, Vibha! This strategy places students into one-on-one conversations, getting them to learn each others’ names better and create a track record of what they talked about. Teaching method....ppt 1.Teaching methods 1R [email protected], Lecturer, PCNMS 2.• Instructional strategies determine the approach a teacher may take to achieve learning objective. They cannot be active and participate in the lesson, ask questions as they are passive listeners. In case teacher finds that student volunteers are not forthcoming, then he should ask students to relate their experiences in such a way the whole of the class is represented. On the front of the card they are to draw a picture of themselves as they want to be seen, on the front inside, things they are passionate about, on the back inside–things they want to learn or know about, and on the back they should write “things that others would not guess” about them. This overview of Socratic Seminar from the website Facing History and Ourselves provides a list of appropriate questions, plus more information about how to prepare for a seminar. your Think Pair Share treatment with the responses was great. During the course of the class there was a lot of discussion and interaction taking place between the pairs. The class I choose was a small class of 12 students. (ii) Unstructured Group Discussion:In unstructured group discussions, unlike in the case of … I have just listened to two of yours after getting on to the 40 hour group. The discussion requires a statement or enumeration of the facts to be analysed. With a tool like Voxer, those limitations disappear. I’ve used many of them with adult English language learners and also with fellow teachers during professional development sessions. All ideas can then be shared. Students are more interested in helping their classmates instead of waiting for me to say what is right. Pairs share their ideas with the pair they just joined. I would like to try the concentric circles a.k.a. Discussions are the foundation of engaged, dynamic, inquiry-based classrooms. I was surprised to not see one strategy I love on here: Quiz-Quiz-Trade (a Kagan structure). If you use a discussion strategy that’s not mentioned here, please share it below. Although WBT is most popular in elementary schools, this featured video shows the creator of WBT, Chris Biffle, using it quite successfully with college students. In the guide, she features YoTeach! Hi Jennifer! Something I’ve done with adults and teens is “greeting card” combined with “gallery”. Thank you for providing such helpful strategies!! I was not aware of the origins of many of these. I would say Gallery Walk, Conver-Stations, Concentric Circles, and good old Think-Pair-Share will give lots of students a chance to have meaningful discussions. Just try teaching with good questions and leave the unnecessary games for grade school students. We were disappointed to hear this — will have to update this in the post. Maybe the school I teach at has something to do with that. How or which one of these could I use for my students since most health issues are pretty black and white for discussion? I wonder how 4-5 years olds thoughts can be recorded during these conversations. I’m a huge fan of Zoom’s breakout group features to accomplish many of these discussion activities virtually. Hi Alison! In response to a request for specifics some of the positive feedback included seeing a wide variety of approaches to problem solving. In this way, every student’s voice is ‘heard,’ no one dominates the discussion, I can see who needs support and who really gets it, and every student is engaged. This logic has been drawn from the actual work scenarios. (vi) In this method it is very difficult to assess all the students in terms of learning outcomes. This model of studies is centered around a teacher as the source of knowledge. I stick to study questions and random calling to try to avoid shallowness but spread out participation beyond the usual suspects. These are terrific and I also really enjoy the comments thread. This works well because everyone thinks it’s fair (they know who’s “smart” by 8th and 11th grades, the two grades I’ve taught) and no one sandbags. Duration of each period was 45 minutes. It has helped my ELLs develop critical thinking skills and strengthen their communication skills. Younger kids can talk out an idea and then express it through a drawing. It would be a huge help if possible. The four speakers introduce and discuss questions they prepared ahead of time (this preparation is done with their groups). One person from each group (the “speaker”) sits in a desk facing speakers from the other groups, so they form a square in the center of the room. Every one of these discussion strategies is exemplary! Keep in mind that the Teach-Okay method can really apply to any classroom and any activity. I give them half of a flipchart, have them folded once, then again. There is no particular order to how students speak, but they are encouraged to respectfully share the floor with others. Having a class discussion in Mathematics class can be challenging. I’m thrilled to hear that you are enjoying the podcast. Basic Structure: Students begin in pairs, responding to a discussion question only with a single partner. Controlling in Management # Meaning, Definition, Types, Process, Steps and Techniques. From there, students continue the conversation, prompting one another to support their claims with textual evidence. The trick is for the teacher to come up with an excellent question–one that has no clear answer and that can keep the conversation going for a considerable length of time. Hi Kenzie and Jennifer, I first wanted to say how much I appreciated both of you contributing certain teaching strategies that have worked for you in the past as alternatives to typical lecture style instruction. Groups of 3-4 write out their thoughts and responses on paper. The method is based on the authority figure that passes the information over to students. Variations: Some Gallery Walks stay true to the term gallery, where groups of students create informative posters, then act as tour guides or docents, giving other students a short presentation about their poster and conducting a Q&A about it. After another five minutes the “B” group rotated anti-clockwise. Tags: college teaching, English language arts, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, greatest hits, history/social studies, science, teaching strategies. Thanks so much for sharing, Amy! 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(iii) In this method there are chances that the students may be. Maybe it will help? I’ll be sharing your site with my staff and modeling some of these strategies at our next staff meeting. Love it! We are so glad that you are finding value in Cult of Pedagogy. There is a book you can purchase, but there are also many resources on the web. Thank you so much for a great idea! And each strategy was explained brilliantly, in a way everyone can understand and use one or more. Jennifer, your article is so inspiring. Hi, Jen. After some time passes, new students rotate from the seats behind the speaker into the center seats and continue the conversation. Excellent for classes where you want to assess for discussion and help students get more comfortable with each other. The fact that teachers can watch each strategy being used is so incredible, because so many of us are visual and can retain the how-to’s better with seeing students in action. I’ve had some success using Wechat to report summaries of discussions back to the class using the voice recording function (similar to the asynchronous discussion above but in class time) and the students found the exercise enjoyable as they could give immediate face to face feedback to each others’ responses. Thank you. Following procedure may be adopted for organisation and con­trol of discussion: (i) The discussion may be started by the students by giving facts, describing a situation etc. In fact, many of these protocols could be used for peer teaching as well. Thanks for sharing. The students may not follow the rules of discussion. I will definitely put it on my list of things to learn more about. Many of these activities teach life skills that children don’t show strength in, unlike yourself. Content Guidelines I have had “Harkness Table” on my list of things to research forever. Write It. This kind of tool allows for a completely silent discussion, one that doesn’t have to move at a super-fast pace, and it gives students who may be reluctant to speak up or who process their thoughts more slowly a chance to fully contribute. Given that I am about to begin my student teaching experience in a high school, I am obviously looking extensively for various things I can do within my classroom to both convey the material but also to avoid just giving my “students” (because they are not actually my students yet) the content. Thanks for sharing Alexis Wiggin’s Spider Web discussion model. Hello Elisabeth. Gene, off the top of my head, I can’t refer you to any research on any of these, but I’m sure it exists. A great piece by Guy Williams of Wellington College (UK). (ii) The teacher may introduce the topic by providing data. Appreciate the heads up! It’s very beneficial to get fresh ideas on a variety of ways to open up discussion in the classroom. Hi Jennifer, I am going to be going into my Student Teaching soon and then hopefully into a career teaching Math at the high school level and I really enjoyed reading all of the possibilities there are for alternative classroom management other than having the teacher be the focal point of the room. Harkness Discussion has been an anchor in my class and like Peter said has empowered students to be accountable for not what they talk about but how they speak with one another. Another student said that she would have liked an opportunity to work with students who were in her same group. However, we haven’t gotten to the point of letting them speak “out of turn”- they pass around a ball/fidget which then the person who catches it, is the only person who gets to speak. Thus I look forward to hopefully being given the chance to use something like this in my future lessons. Discussion methods are a variety of forums for open-ended, collaborative exchange of ideas among a teacher and students or among students for the purpose of furthering students thinking, learning, problem solving, understanding, or literary appreciation. This is the most commonly followed technique for a group discussion. These relations are to be analysed, compared, evaluated and conclusions are drawn. I will definitely share these with my co-teachers and am sure we will incorporate some of these into our classes in the near future! I love hearing how teachers will implement these ideas with their students. Have you heard of the Harkness Discussion method? It looked a lot like those chat rooms from back in the day, basically a blank screen where people would contribute a few lines of text, the lines stacking up one after the other, no other bells or whistles. Thank you! We wish you luck as well! Just wish more of these could be used online…. Variations: If students are beginners, the teacher may write the discussion questions, or the question creation can be a joint effort. It generally starts from students question about some current event that may be related to the topic under study. There are plenty of resources for it on the web. Then, student A would go up to student B and ask them on whatever is on their card. Topic-Based Group Discussion: In this discussion, a topic is provided to the candidates about what they have to perform the discussion. Directly related to the idea of encouraging discussion in Mathematics class, students also mentioned that the need to explain to others was helpful to them. Depending on whether they agree or disagree with this statement, students move to one side of the room or the other. I circulated, observed and answered questions where suitable. Thank you. I would love to hear how it goes for you. Often in math, their homework assignment might be to write 2 problems or 2 questions on an index card. One of WBT’s foundational techniques is Teach-OK, a peer teaching strategy that begins with the teacher spending a few minutes introducing a concept to the class. God, do professors infantilize their students these days! This technique needs a careful planning by the teacher by including perti­nent facts to the class and unitying them in the form of conclusions. by making connections among topics or readings, or by identifying assumptions or counter-arguments). Hi, Rolando! Here is a detailed essay on Harkness pedagogy, its historical roots, and philosophical underpinnings. I’m new to listening to podcasts and I felt I have struck gold. How could we possibly think like college students when we’re just lowly, Pubblically empoloyed . Thanks again for always providing great resources Jen! The way it works is that each student has a card with a math problem or discussion question or a prompt to retract a concept on it. Speed Dating technique in one of my classes. . Hi Jennifer- a lot of these sound really great. The problem wasn’t them; in most of the classrooms where they’d sat as students, that’s exactly what a class discussion looked like. I just found this: http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/182046/podcast-app-not-downloading-episodes-to-iphone A number of teachers at our school use SPIDER Web discussion. Your email address will not be published. I’m so grateful to have stumbled upon your article, and am so excited to start listening to your podcast. I am a middle school special education teacher and I co-teach in Math, Language Arts and Social Studies. Bases on the method of conduct, group discussions can be further classified into the following: (i) Structured Group Discussion:In this type of group discussion, the topic is given to the participants by the selectors and a time-frame is allotted to complete the discussion. Give students instructions and examples to clarify what types of questions are most effective for generating discussion and how they can use the questions to deepen their own learning (e.g. Group discussion is a continuous discussion, a live interaction in which you examine a subject or problem from different angles and viewpoints. I also think it’s important to provide justification for why you are doing something in class for adult students. As someone who also does research and development, I would encourage you to acknowledge the hard work of others by citing your sources. Jr. High students get bored with too much repetition. 4. It follows a spiral of learning principles. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. http://www.empoweringells.com/2016/10/01/a7-teaching-ells…tive-discussions/, The thread doesn’t work. Does that help? I thought you had taken a break since April! I’ve unsubscribed, deleted all of them, and then resubscribed, and it still won’t show new ones. Privacy Policy So what else do you have? I’m sure watching other students solve math problems would have the same enlightening impact. These relations are to be analysed, compared, evaluated and conclusions are drawn. The class activity is happening alongside the chat discussion. TJ, By continuing to use this site, you are accepting the use of these cookies. as a similar alternative to TodaysMeet. Now the teacher poses a new question, and the process is repeated. It looks a lot like Voxer! http://blog0rama.edublogs.org/2017/07/09/summer-series-of-saves-can-we-talk-about-this/. Great list! Students are placed into a few groups of 4-6 students each and are given a discussion question to talk about. Either would be appreciated! Some people call it “Exploding Atom” to help kids visualize that they are part of the whole within the activity. Quite a few of these would work beautifully with a large class, because they offer many students the opportunity to talk at the same time, rather than waiting for one student to talk at a time. These are smaller techniques that can be integrated with other instructional strategies and don’t really stand alone. A backchannel is a conversation that happens right alongside another activity. 1. PreserveArticles.com: Preserving Your Articles for Eternity, Valuable notes on the Narration and discussion method of teaching history. It helps to develop the powers of thinking and reasoning in the students. A 5 step process to super engage participants of all ages that beginner or experienced teachers can use. teaching the discussion method because of its potential to enhance student learning and democratic citizenship. Variations: Give more students the opportunity to be in the hot seat while increasing everyone’s participation by having students do hot seat discussions in small groups, where one person per group acts as the “character” and three or four others ask them questions. Students Sitting Around Too Much? I also like the division based on prep-time. Four lessons were selected in the subject of social studies. For the next rotation, students who have not rotated before may be chosen to move, resulting in groups that are continually evolving. Communication for the Classroom Teacher. Use YoTeach! I especially find it useful that you’ve broken these down into higher-prep and lower-prep strategies, as we all know it’s easy to be short on time every now and then. I am currently about to finish my undergrad in Secondary Math Education to one day hopefully teach math at the high school level. Introduction Teaching methods according to Burden & Byrd (2010) are approaches to teaching and learning in which concepts, patterns and abstractions are taught in the context of strategies that emphasize concept learning, inquiry learning and problem-solving learning. Panel discussion method 4-8 qualified person discuss a given topic 12. The teacher can just give a topic to the class or a group to discuss. Copyright. The experimental group was taught with discussion method along with lecture while the control group was taught with lecture method only. I used Fish Bowl for the first time recently and the students loved it. At no time did any pair surrender. This method cannot be used for teaching small children. New pedagogy is not better pedagogy. I wrote about it here AND referenced this page in my article, Jen. The most popular teaching method, as Eison (2010) claims, is the lecture method. http://teachinghistory.org/teaching-materials/teaching-guides/21731. Jean, that sounds great! I think this is the correct thread: Basic Structure: Another great idea from Sarah Brown Wessling, this is a small-group discussion strategy that gives students exposure to more of their peers’ ideas and prevents the stagnation that can happen when a group doesn’t happen to have the right chemistry. Thank You. After sufficient time has passed for the discussion to develop, one or two students from each group rotate to a different group, while the other group members remain where they are. My scope has widened and deepened. I am presently involved in curriculum writing and the strategies shared are excellent to include for teachers and students. 3. Students can see many different topics with which to share and not “hide” in the back row while the teacher dominates the discussions. Socialized classroom discussion technique 3. Before I knew the term Gallery Walk, I shared a strategy similar to it called Chat Stations, where the teacher prepares discussion prompts or content-related tasks and sets them up around the room for students to visit in small groups. I must admit at times I am guilty of being that teacher whose planning shows “discussion after the video”! 5. They’re wonderful! I have a question about the Teach-Okay strategy. This paper does not contend that discussion teaching is the only, or I’ve utilized it for over 11 years and across 3 continents with wonderful success – if I can do it I know others can as well. As part of the wrap up of the lesson I asked students how they felt about the activity. Wish me luck or give me ideas! On the other hand, I think the snowball discussion, affinity mapping and gallery walk are great things we can (and do) use, I just didn’t have a name for them. A few of the Liberating Structures are very similar to ones listed in this post, however there are some really cool ones that I haven’t seen anywhere before, like TRIZ and Troika Consulting (similar to consultancy protocols for students). The strategy gives students back their minds. The website https://todaysmeet.com/ seems to have shut down FYI . So in my search to find new ways to have students discussing Mathematics in Mathematics class I happened upon this podcast. Hi Ian! In another variation, several students could form a panel of different characters, taking questions from the class all together and interacting with one another like guests on a TV talk show. This article was my first online podcast I’ve ever listened to, at least related to education. In this method the effective participation of students, is made possible, in the teaching-learning situation. What is the Discussion Method of Teaching Science? 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