chapter  4
Promoting Reflective Discourse Classroom Collaborations: The Vision • Classroom Collaborations: The Reality • Reflective Discourse • Supporting Discourse in a Networked Environment • Summary
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Students engaged in discussions-raising questions, testing ideas, challenging each other’s assertions-is at the heart of inquiry learning. Such discussions enable students to go beyond hands-on activities to interpret and reflect on their experiences and develop new ways of thinking.