When students explain to others, they deepen their understanding and gain confidence in their learning. Through reciprocal teaching, learners practice guiding group discussions using four learning strategies: predicting, generating questions, clarifying, and summarizing.
Watch elementary students use reciprocal teaching to dive deeply into a reading discussion. By facilitating a highly participatory discussion over a shared text, students focus their Attention on comprehending the text. Students also practice their Verbal Reasoning when using the four reciprocal teaching strategies.