Michael Harris - Steve Barkley

Facilitating Discussions In Classrooms Using the Fishbowl Strategy

Michael Harris’ blog, The Five Advantages of Teaching with Discussions, provides the following payoffs for educators to increase student engagement in classroom discussions. Students: Explore different perspectives. Assume more ownership of learning. Explore topics deeper. Actively engage. Develop comfort with ambiguity and complexity. Discussions are also critical for students to master college and career ready communication skills […]

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