Create an interactive presentation to spark collaboration in class
Discuss is a powerful tool that encourages students to share their ideas in class. The content created forms a valuable shared knowledge base which can be accessed in the future for reviewing and assessing student progress as to inform future planning.
Class discussions & building a shared knowledge base
Engaging all students in the class, even the quiet ones
Tracking student progress
Informing teacher planning of lessons
1. Create a presentation
Upload from PowerPoint or create from scratch using text, images and videos. Questions and tasks for students can be added to key slides.
2. Share presentation in a lesson
You can ask your students to contribute using their personal devices at any point during the presentation.
3. Start classroom discussion
Students respond using their personal devices. They can also comment on each others' responses
4. Review student responses
You can spark further discussion in class by clicking 'shuffle,' inviting students to comment on each others' responses
5. Share discussion highlights
Pause the discussion at any time to bring students' attention back to the board - where high level ideas can be celebrated, triggering a verbal discussion. Common misconceptions can be addressed during the class.
6. Lesson data is saved for review
You can view the responses from the whole class - or from an individual student enabling you to assess the progress of each student over time.