Questions 1&2

1. Taking turns to listen to other students is not always easy for young children. What does the research show about promoting good listeners in the classroom setting?

2. How would you help the shyest student to become a confident speaker? How would you help the overly confident speaker to have self-control? Why are these skills important to instill in children at this age? How can becoming a confident speaker encourage stronger advocacy skills for themselves? Likewise, how does maintaining self-control encourage better listening?