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Kicking it up a Notch
Back-channels in the Classroom

Scott H. Snyder Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, USA

Blog: http://thespian70.blogspot.com/
Bio: http://k12online08presenters.wikispaces.com/Scott+Snyder

Bio: Scott, a graduate of Bowling Green State University (Ohio) with a B.S.
in Education, has been teaching for 15 years. A member of the English
Department at Cedar Cliff High School, Camp Hill, PA, USA, Scott
teaches Theater, American Literature, and AP Language and Composition.

Presentation Description: Backchanneling, traditionally an online discussion running alongside a
live presentation, is a way to engage all students in classroom
activities, including students who are normally non-participants.
Issues and student needs that lead me to the technique, the educational
relevance of the process, backchanneling services (including
possibilities and limitations of several), and example activities will
all be addressed in this presentation.

Presentation:

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3 Essential Questions:

http://voicethread.com/share/225409/

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  4. Derick Jones

    I especially loved what Justin had to say. Thanks Scott. There are several things I was able to learn from the video presentation. Backchanneling can help the shy kids a lot. I will check all the backchannel services that you spoke about.

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