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05.13.20Means of Participation Online with Ben Esser

How to Play…

As you know we’ve been watching and posting a ton of video of great online teaching.

We posted this great clip of Alonzo Hall and Linda Fraser’s A+ procedures and routines.

We posted this great clip of Ben Esser ‘dissolving the screen.’

Today I want to share another clip of Ben, here taking a page from Alonzo and Linda’s playbook- but with arguably the most important system of all: Means of Participation, which is being explicit about different ways for students to participate.

We’ve posted on Means of Participation in bricks and mortar classrooms a few times.

Here Ben makes it really clear for his students: What are the procedures for answering verbally? What are the procedures for answering a question in writing? In fact there are two different ways, depending on Ben’s purposes. Here’s the video. I’m sure you’ll love it as much as we did here at team TLAC.

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