Connecting two or more groups of students, such as graduates and
undergraduates, several small
classes, or students in different but related
courses. Example: students in elementary and secondary
Experience discussing topics related to professional standards.
Example: questions relating to
Florida Educator Accomplished Practices
Forming and sharing opinions about important issues
Connecting students with practicing professional and experts. Example:
science ed dialog with
school district science director
Collecting data prior to class discussion. Example: science Ed
class discussion on science
experiences and misconceptions
Contributing to a large group product. Example: web design class
web evaluation tool, used in
web site review
Reacting to class activity, reading or event.
Sharing new skills.
Testing project or paper ideas.
Sharing found resources. Example: effective educational web sites in web
Critical thinking questions: expand, evaluate, analyze, synthesize, etc.