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About the Author
Do you want your students to take ownership of and become more independent during reading discussions? Are you looking to enhance your teaching of higher-order thinking and 21st century skills? Do you want to ensure that all students develop strong speaking and listening skills?
In Student-Led Discussions, author Sandi Novak offers you the resources you need to develop meaningful student-led conversations about text and media across the content areas.
In addition to providing a discussion framework that requires students to think deeply and communicate effectively, she includes advice for how to
The book also includes links to authentic video of students engaged in discussions.
The skills that students acquire through discussions that they themselves facilitate—speaking and listening abilities, reading comprehension, and competency with text-based questions among them—align with established state and national standards and are necessary for all students to succeed in school and life.
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SANDI NOVAK is an education consultant and author of the ASCD Arias Student-Led Discussions: How Do I Promote Rich Conversations About Books, Videos, and Other Media? She has more than 30 years of experience as an assistant superintendent, principal, curriculum and professional learning director, and teacher. Her current work in consulting is focused on leadership and improving students' reading. Read more
cooperative learning | educational media | student motivation | student engagement | active learning
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