Reflection: Student Communication Volume as Addition - Section 3: Closer


Having a student led classroom discussion is definitely not an easy task.  It requires a year long set up of classroom procedures that lend themselves to a student centered environment. 

When I begin implementing this type of classroom discussion I put a few of my good communicators "in charge."  I have them ask the questions and call on students to respond.  I have even given students a list of guiding questions to ask others in order to help facilitate the discussion. 

Although creating this type of discussion can seem defeating at times, it is well worth it in the end when students start to actually lead.

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Volume as Addition

Unit 6: Volume
Lesson 7 of 14

Objective: The students will be able to explain volume in terms of addition of layers.

Big Idea: Slicing up Volume one layer at a time!

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