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Discussion Closure

Ask for final comments.

Summarize progress, and ask for ideas about continuing the work.

Have students write reflections or exit journal notes to process their experience.

Evaluating Classroom Discussions


effective initiation of discussion
educational objective stated / achieved?
equitable student participation
quality of student responses
students answer the questions
thinking about the issue changed

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