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Know what to do at each stage of working with a teacher. And discover communication tools and tips you need to help all teachers build on their strengths, explore other ways of teaching, and meet demanding performance standards without sacrificing their unique gifts.
(ASCD Premium Member book, 2003) 6" x 9", 118 pages. Also available as an eBook!
Educator Alexis Wiggins provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts-and-bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment. She also shares troubleshooting tips, ideas for assessment and group grading, and the experiences of real teachers and students who use the technique to develop and share content knowledge in a way that’s both revolutionary and truly inspiring.