Engaging the Adolescent Learner

Fostering Classroom Discussion About Complex Ideas and Texts

Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey


Fisher and Frey show you how to facilitate classroom discussion that goes beyond low-level questions and answers to promote students’ deeper understanding of complex text. By employing think-alouds, guided questions, and classroom routines such as annotation and Socratic seminar, teachers can help students to think more deeply about text and have fuller and more purposeful academic conversations.

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© 2013
doi: 10.1598/e-ssentials.8039

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