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Topic: CL # 4, Some comments
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Re: CL # 4, Some comments
Posted: Nov 10, 1996 2:03 PM
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Ralph Raimi said:
>> In having math students reach a consensus, the teacher should
>> make sure that the decisions are not made by intimidation.

Andrei Toom replied:

>And here Ralph sais something important about the possible
>outcomes of this folly of educators.

I've said this before but I guess I'll have to say it again. One of the
main strengths of collaborative learning is that every kid is responsible
for explaining the group's decisions. This lessens the amount of
intellectual intimidation going on in the classroom. At least it does in
my classroom.

Judy Roitman | "Glad to have
Math, University of Kansas | these copies of things
Lawrence, KS 66045 | after a while."
913-864-4630 | Larry Eigner, 1927-1996

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