ERIC Number: EJ562365
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Silent Voices: What Happens to Quiet Students During Classroom Discussions?
Townsend, Jane S.
English Journal, v87 n2 p72-80 Feb 1998
Offers a case study of three 11th-grade students who viewed tapes of their class discussions and commented on their own involvement. Argues that students are silent for wide-ranging reasons; that students who are quiet may be learning; and that teachers should consider multiple means to spur students' thinking. Lists ways to help students speak out. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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