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I do not know if this idea would work, but I tried this technique when I was testing some excellent ideas about groups that I had heard presented at an NCTM conference. Anyway, have the groups do the discovery, then BEFORE you have the conversation to make the math language more meaningful, and randomly choose students from the groups to ask questions. The groups gets the grade. In other words, peer pressure may force the students to become motivated and stay involved. I know it worked really well for me in even checking homework. Maybe this will be enough of a seed of an idea that might help! Good luck! -Claudia, for the Teacher2Teacher service
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