4: Speaking and Listening Systems & Tools - Poster Set
Speaking and Listening Learning Community: How can we urge all students to verbalize their ideas and respectfully listen to others? This visual-building chart demonstrates how thinkers play both speaker and listener roles when taking part in productive conversations. This Learning Community Chart illustrates the responsibility thinkers have to express thoughts with others in a community of learners. Once students grasp and embrace this communication flow, their voices will be heard!
- Learning Community Chart: Speaking and Listening (Color, 8.5" x 11")
Discussion Zone: These expectation-building tools provide students with the criteria necessary to aim for and maintain effective collaborative conversations. The Discussion Zone Chart lays out specific dialogue duties so that each learner can adjust involvement as necessary. The Discussion Rules Chart provides clear examples of conversation rules to follow for multiple, ongoing exchanges. Whether used whole group, small group, or one and one, these essential tools anchor dialogue participants and set students up for success by teaching them how to monitor their own level of engagement in all current and future communications.
- Fourth_Discussion Zone Chart (Color, 8.5" x 11")
- Fourth_Discussion Rules Chart (Color, 17" x 22")
Discussion Roles: These powerful discussion role tools support students to engage in collaborative conversations effectively. The eye-catching chart and detail-building cards help to explicitly define assigned roles so dialogue members are clear on their piece in the conversation. These user-friendly visuals hold speakers accountable for productive discussions!
- Discussion Roles Chart (Color, 17" x 22")
- Discussion Roles Cards (Color, 8.5" x 5.5")
Discussion Energizers: These useful tools provide dialogue starters to support students in expressing themselves. While making contributions and/or responding to others’ ideas in discussion, these starters keep the conversation focused, on track, and moving forward. The Discussion Energizers Chart and Cards are designed to support students in navigating dialogue entry points, as well as keeping the conversation building. Hold your students accountable for sharing ideas and participating as active members of any academic conversation!
- Discussion Energizers Chart (Color, 17" x 22")
- Discussion Energizer Cards (Color, 8.5" x 11")
Discussion Zone Checklist: This criteria-clarifying tool provides students with the expectations necessary to aim for and maintain effective collaborative conversations. The Discussion Zone Checklist is a helpful tool for providing students with clear feedback on how they have been utilizing the discussion criteria. Set students up for success by teaching them how to monitor their own level of engagement in all current and future communications.
- Fourth_Discussion Zone Checklist (Color, 11" x 8.5")