23A. You could use direct questioning with several students simultaneously.
This technique draws the students' interest, makes the students think
(especially if they think there is a chance you'll call on them), and
brings a bit of competition into the class.
Each student hopes his
answer is correct.
Once you've gathered several possible answers, be
sure to tell which answer was correct. Why would you want to directly
question several students in turn before you reveal the correct answer?
56A. During the period of weighing facts and ideas, your job as a leader is
to draw answers or conclusions from the group, not to answer the
questions yourself. Usually answers given by the group will have group
Why should you try to get the group to weigh and conclude their own
facts and ideas?