Instructional Technology Tools

Parlay into Powerful Classroom Discussions (E2208-25)


Description
In today's world, we are commonly presented with alternative perspectives and strong opinions. Whether on social media or in person, our students are also involved in rich conversations. In this micro-course, explore a tool we can use to help students learn how to engage in respectful, meaningful discussions. Learn how to use Parlay, a platform that makes it easy to facilitate, measure, and assess student-driven discussions – in person and online.

Course Author: Christine Davis

Content
  • Welcome
  • Discussion in the Classroom
  • The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies
  • Techniques for Questioning Students During Discussions
  • Techniques for Responding to Students During Discussions
  • Plan for Parlay
  • Using the Parlay Features
  • Parlay Introduction
  • Parlay Universe
  • Explore the Parlay Universe
  • Written Roundtable
  • Verbal Roundtable
  • Tutorials for Students
  • Inviting Students
  • Considering Parlay for Your Classroom
  • Parlay into a Powerful Discussion
  • Facilitating Discussions
  • Assessing Discussions in Parlay
  • Take Action
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever