collaborative conversations - Steve Barkley

Video: Conversations Focused on Student Learning

Boris Groysberg and Michael Slind, the authors of How Trusted Leaders Use Conversation to Power Their Organizations, present an article in Harvard Business Review titled “Leadership is a Conversation“.  They state that, “Traditional corporate communication must give way to a process that is more dynamic and more sophisticated. Most important, that process must be conversational”. […]

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Increasing Student Participation in Learning Conversations

Why student talk? Maryellen Weimer identifies five reasons getting students to talk is worth the effort: Students learn the content when they talk about it. Talking lets students learn from each other. Talking gives students, the opportunity to practice using the language of the discipline. Talking connects students with the content. Talking connects students with each […]

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