Reviews: Discussions

2 reviews found for "Discussions"
Book review : Classroom starters and plenaries : creative ideas for use across the classroom
This is a book review of Classroom starters and plenaries : creative ideas for use across the classroom by Kate J. Brown, published by Continuum in 2009, ISBN 9781847065452. It was reviewed by Liane Purnell of Newman University College on behalf of ESCalate. Starters and plenaries are now established elements of good lesson planning. A good starter gets a class engaged right from the word go, challenges and motivates students and sets a positive...
Book review : What's the point in discussion?
This book which draws on a wealth of research and personal experience to present the case that students do learn through discussion, and that as teachers we can do much to nurture and encourage the development of thinking skills, and the development of attitudes and values by using discussion and group work techniques. The book is written in an easy to read and engaging style, and the frequent use of the first person makes the reader feel that...