Who is this class for: This course is primarily designed for current and prospective teachers who want to learn more about setting up productive whole-class discussions as well as those who are interested in how teachers lead conversations.

Created by:  University of Pennsylvania

  • Pam Grossman

    Taught by:  Pam Grossman, Dean and George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education

    Graduate School of Education

  • Lisa M. Barker

    Taught by:  Lisa M. Barker, Assistant Professor

    Towson University
Commitment3-4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 2 ratings

inspiring, well-structured course with excellent resources