Think-pair-share encourages meaningful student discussion by allowing for extra processing time and multiple shares. When learners think about a question or problem and then discuss their thoughts with a partner before sharing with the larger group, everyone participates and practices their literacy skills, including Argumentative Reasoning, Critical Literacy, and Metacognition.
Learn how this high school teacher uses think-pair-share her classroom to encourage students to think about and share their thoughts with their peers. By using it as a warm-up and giving the option to write, students develop their Vocabulary.
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Watch how Class Dojo builds think-pair-share into its classroom communication platform. From 16:58, see how it enables teachers to create prompts for students to discuss with their partners. This feature also allows students with varying Primary Languages to successfully discuss with a partner, which supports their language learning.
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