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Tool: Forks in the road of a discussion

In the course of a discussion, a teacher is constantly making decisions among alternatives. Use this form to lay beside the Discussion Sketch. Identify points where the teacher could have redirected the discussion and compare the relative merits of the alternatives.

Analyze a Sketch: Look for forks in the road


Look for moments in the Sketch when the teacher had opportunities to turn the discussion in other directions.

What was lost or gained by the direction taken, as compared to alternatives?





























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