How academic discourse can boost student engagement

05/7/2013 | Edutopia.org

Academic discourse is an important part of project-based learning and classroom engagement, writes Danielle Lynch, a math teacher from Bellevue, Wash. Over the past year, she writes in this blog post, educators at her school have found that academic discourse -- including metacognition, presentations, debate, writing and critiquing the works of peers -- can help students learn and retain more information.

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