In seeking to create a student-centered learning environment, teachers are used to hearing the words “discussion” and “dialogue” pretty regularly. But this week ask an even more fundamental question: what, exactly, is the difference between DISCUSSION and DIALOGUE? Are we just parsing over semantics here? Or is there a fundamental distinction between the two that could change the entire way you approach classroom conversation?
Recorded in bumper-to-bumper traffic to and from my daily work as a high school instructional coach just outside of Washington D.C., Talk to Mee in the Car is where a brainstorm and a good old-fashioned brain dump collide to help educators hone their skills and become leaner, meaner, 21st century teaching machines. Join me for a quick hitting 11(ish) minute episode every Monday for tips, tricks, and strategies to change the game in your classroom TODAY with high-energy, student-centered teaching that actually works.
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