Case study based on a real-life experience. Anonymous contribution.
Two students are presenting their work in class. They say: Welcome to our group presentation!
Student 1 (Lisa) quickly takes over the presentation. The speech bubble says: Bla bla bla…And then…bla bla… Student 2 is not very happy about how Student 1 has taken over. She thinks: Hmm…Lisa is doing all the talking.
The presentation is over. Student 1 (Lisa) is happy with how the presentation went. She says (with excitement): This was great, I really enjoyed it! Student 2, on the other hand, doesn’t look so happy. She thinks: But I didn’t! They didn’t make eye contact with me and asked all the questions to Lisa.
Both students stand side by side in picture 4. Student 1 is smiling, whereas it’s clear that Student 2 isn’t sharing the excitement. A question is posed to the readers: How do you think you could help students better collaborate and create a more inclusive learning space for all?
In picture 5, different ideas are presented on the screen. These are: Have students work on a team charter together. Ask students to time their presentation. Use blended learning! Discuss teamwork skills (e.g., listening, respect, equal participation).
In the last picture, the two students are standing side by side. They smile and say: We both want an inclusive learning environment!
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