Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs's Speeches Follow This 1 Basic Rule. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's speech at Harvard's 366th commencement ceremony has made news for several reasons.
First, he gave the speech after receiving an honorary degree from the school where he dropped out. Second, it was inspiring because it touched on a universal social desire--to have purpose in our lives. Third, he got choked up near the end when relating a story about an undocumented student he had met at the Boys & Girl Club. The Art of Conversation – 4 O'Clock Faculty. It is said that the person doing all of the talking is the one doing all of the learning.
With this in mind, educators are encouraged to allow for student discussion and conversation to take place in the classroom. Try these strategies for focusing on conversation and discussion with your students: Roundtable. Ask a single, open ended question and go around the classroom, asking each student to provide an answer. For example, ask students to name an adjective to describe how they were feeling this morning. 5 core academic language moves from Academic Conversations.#ellchat #educhat #ellchat #chatesl. Argument and Evidence Made Easy! By Erik Palmer I bet you have noticed that some of our favorite writing prompts are losing favor.
“What I Did Last Summer” and “My Funniest Moment” narratives are being pushed aside. We are being asked to focus on informative, expository, and argumentative writing. Many teachers are resistant, but I think it will be good for students.