Classroom Dialog May Ignite Students\' Interest in Math


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In a study entitled, "The Dialogic Video Cycle as Teacher Professional Development Model to Foster Classroom Dialogue: Conceptualization and Implementation Findings," TUM School of Education researchers found that classroom dialog can encourage interest in math and sciences among pupils.

Classroom dialog is a way that teachers and pupils communicate with each other, which involves discussion and feedback. With a new professional development program, researchers observed that interest in the subject, drive and proficiency levels all increased in the majority of the pupils whose teachers had participated in the program.


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