Let's attempt another situation:
Following a brief explanation of how
to determine range using the mil relation formula, you give your class a
problem to solve. Only a few students get the correct answer.
on the students' response, you realize that you must adjust your
instruction to meet the class _____________________________________ and
that your instruction on this subject has not been ___________________ .
40A. The second step in preparing to lead a small-group discussion is to plan
ways of starting the discussion.
When planning how to start the
discussion, you must consider how much your group knows about discussion
If you have conducted a small-group discussion with these
same students before, then you know they are familiar with discussion
techniques and you don't need to discuss how small-group discussions are
If you've already discussed the topic with this particular
group or you at least know they have discussed it in a previous class,
you can plan on them having some knowledge of the subject.
information helps you plan a starting point or opening statement. What
two things must you consider when planning how to start a discussion?