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Webinar Week Four- Day Two Objectives:
Intriguing Exits That Invite Further Discussions
Examples of Intriguing Exits
Rich Replies to Peers
Modeling Strong Responses
Student Example #1 Without Exit Strategy
The typical western parents want to encourage the children to do their best in school and teach them that trying is what is important. They want their children to grow up happy with themselves. However, there are drawbacks to the western style of parenting too. Some children, in this environment, become listless and lazy because they are not putting their full effort into the work. All that they need is a push in the direction of not being lazy with the little things. In the end though, they are two completely different ways of parenting and I think that both of them have their advantages.
Student Example #2 With Exit Strategy:
Western parenting may lack motivation but it does not harm children in the least bit, whereas Tiger mothering scars deeply and tears apart ones self-esteem. It does not surprise me that this woman would give up her success to get rid of the lifelong scars she has thanks to her parents hand. In my opinion there needs to be a happy medium between motivation and threatening. It is wrong to drive a child into therapy. This topic actually makes me very sad. Does someone have a different emotion that comes up when they think about this?
Intriguing Exit Strategies Teach students to end postings that invite further discussion.
Intriguing Exit Strategies
Pose a new idea for feedback.
Ask for clarification or further explanation on an aspect of question that was challenging.
Ask peers to make connections.
Invite peers to draw a different conclusion.
Ask peers to respond to a particular opinion you presented.
Pose a follow-up question to the group to expand conversations.
Model Exit Strategies for Students “ Did anyone else reach a different conclusion?” “ I was able to relate this to ______________, did anyone else make an interesting connection to the this topic?” “ I would love to hear another perspective on this issue since I had a hard time forming my own opinion.” “ Answering this question made me wonder _______________?”
What additional strategies can students use when writing a response? Go to our Prof. Dev. CC Site under Webinar Activities. Take 7 minutes to answer the question. If you get done before the 7 minutes is up, please read and reply to your peers.
5 Simple Tips for Replies to Peers:
Make “I” statements.
Use peers’ names when replying.
Avoid generic compliments.
Keep critiques focused on the content.
Questions should be kept clear and concise to avoid confusion.
Mention specific examples in your reply.
Exercise: Practicing Substantive Replies Go to our Prof. Dev. CC Site under Webinar Activities. Take 7 minutes to answer the question. If you get done before the 7 minutes is up, please read and reply to your peers.
Example Replies to Peers: Sara, you did a great job wording your response. I especially like the push/shove metaphor! Sara the part about how "most successful people aren't happy" reminds me of something i've seen before where a business man is rich and can have anything he wants, but he feels alone and is not really happy. I believe that is correct. Great job Max, I totally agree with you. I think that Chinese parenting is too harsh. Western parenting is not perfect though, but it definitely is kinder to the children, which is important.
Tuesday’s Webinar Topic:
Today’s Task : Adapt “8 Intriguing Exit Strategies” for your own class then post to your Collaborize Classroom site for students to reference and design an activity- in class or online- that supports students in practicing these skills.