Doubt cast on effectiveness of "turn and talk"

Doubt cast on effectiveness of "turn and talk"
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Interaction can help students learn, but prompts for students to "turn and talk" to a partner or in a small group also can be a waste of time, as students can get off topic, don't talk at all or dominate a discussion, author Natalie Wexler asserts. In this commentary, Wexler suggests replacing "turn and talk" with a call for students to "reflect and write."

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