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Virtually Speaking: How To Turn Up the Volume In Class!

Our virtual classrooms can resemble a high-security vault in where the only thing you hear is yourself breathing. What if I told you, it did not have to be like this? Well, it’s true! There are ways that we can motivate students to talk online, and have a great time doing it!

I have been perfecting these shifts, and we talk almost every class! Check out the video to learn how to TURN up the volume in your online classroom!

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Criteria has been copied below to make it more accessible to you.

Contribuyo/aporto a la discusión. Contesto las preguntas con razonable elaboración. Respondo adecuadamente las preguntas secundarias (21 -30 seg)

Contribuyo/aporto a la discusión. Contesto las preguntas con un poco de elaboración. Respondo las preguntas secundarias (10-20 seg)

Contribuyo/aporto mínimamente a la discusión. Contesto las preguntas con un poco de elaboración. A veces, respondo las preguntas secundarias (>9 seg)

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