Online Discussions Strategies
Three Types of Discussion Approaches
Building a Community with Google Plus Communities
Don’t rely on a handful of vocal students, bring all your students into the conversation with mobile devices. Using Google Forms, Padlet or Socrative, you can empower your students to express their opinions and share their knowledge. When you couple these tools with a projector, your students receive recognition and are accountable to their classmates for their responses.
To draw all students into face to face class discussions
Online Discussions Overview
Class time is precious! Think about the times when there is that extra, interesting academic topic to discuss that doesn’t need teacher guidance or doesn’t have to fit into the schedule. Or you want open up a backchannel. Google Classroom and Google Groups are two tools that allow students to see everyone’s ideas and comment over an extended time.
Giving a voice to everyone
Taking time to respond
Ability to see and comment on the ideas of their peers
Use interesting and relevant topics, questions, readings, videos, etc.
Let students ...