Classroom Discussions in Science, Part 4

This is the third of a four part series. Here is part 1. Here is part 2. Here is part 3. I have been working to delineate and describe a typology of four types of conversations that could be powerful and effective in secondary science classrooms. They are: Conversations that gather, focus student experiences or insightsConversations that make real the processes of science and reflect science as a human (as opposed to received) activity.Conversations that deepen and expand observations mad...
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Classroom Discussions in Science, Part 3

This is the third of a four part series. Here is part 1. Here is part 2. I have been working to delineate and describe a typology of four types of conversations that could be powerful and effective in secondary science classrooms. They are: Conversations that gather, focus student experiences or insightsConversations that make real the processes of science and reflect science as a human (as opposed to received) activity.Conversations that deepen and expand observa...
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