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Extending the Silence

How long do you think teachers pause, on average, after asking a question? Several studies from the 1970s on have looked into the effect that the amount of time teachers pause after asking a question has on learners. In visiting many…
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Setting Up Effective Group Work

Or worse yet: Nobody feels a strong sense of ownership of the learning. Collaborative group work is complex and messy by nature—it’s supposed to be that way. Working through that complexity is part of what we want students to experience.…
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