comprehending :: determining importance :: sharing thinking :: generative ::


"Discussion allows students to revisit, question, and clarify text ideas, thus promoting higher cognitive abilities." (Morrison, V., & Wlodarczyk, L. 2009, p. 115) 

Working Definition

Discussion, within the context of this document, refers to a purposeful conversation with the goal of negotiating common understandings between the participants around a common passage of text. While this is often conducted through speech, it may also occur in written form.


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