Review Current Work

Students Review their Own Notes and Those Written by Other Students

After students have written many notes, teachers can discuss the notes with students in class. Teachers may print out the notes which contain innovative, controversial, or improvable ideas, for students to review on.

When students review each others’ notes, they should learn from each other and try to find out what can be improved, by considering the following questions:

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Shift From Individual to Community Progress

In knowledge building it is important that students keep the goal to advance the knowledge of the community in focus. This is called “collective responsibility for community knowledge”. Two strategies are often used:

  • Students may raise questions, provide answers, evaluate, reflect on or contribute new points of view to the existing thread of discussion.
  • Teachers can also ask students to analyse the flow of ideas in a thread

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