Making the Most of Your Flashchat Experience

A DreamEducator Guest Post by Jennifer Barefoot

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How do flashchats support your classroom curriculum?

So many times we get the question from students, “When will I ever use this?” Flashchats allow students to answer this question.

How much time do you spend preparing your students and what does that preparation entail?

How much does student preparation benefit their flashchat experience?

I have found that the takeaway from the flashchat grows exponentially when the student has more time to learn about the speaker and develop questions. Because students develop their own questions, they are able to have ownership in the flashchat experience.

What is the most important piece of advice that you have for new DreamEducators?

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