Practical Tips for Teaching Online Small-Group Discussions

By Rhonda Bondie
May 26, 2020

This practical article suggests ways to facilitate deep discussions amongst peers during online learning. The author details three strategies that can be used during break out sessions held through zoom or other similar platforms.

In particular, she discusses the use of real-time note-taking that allows teachers to peek into discussions as they are happening, the practice of giving assignments to help students prepare prior to discussions, and the importance of conducting surveys to collect feedback after discussions. These detailed strategies can help teachers ensure online discussions are rich and meaningful.

Source Organization: ASCD

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