Technique “think, pair, share”

Technique “think, pair, share”

Teachers are always in search of suitable classroom techniques which will foster student cooperation and engagement. This issue is especially of great importance when we deal with teenagers or kids. A well-known technique “think, pair, share” is a valuable learning strategy where students work together to find the answer to a question or the solution to a problem or challenge. Each of them individually begins by thinking about the topic and formulating their ideas. Then they pair up with another student who has been thinking on the same topic. Together they share their ideas and discuss the topic in more depth. The sharing process can expand to a classroom discussion.

Benefits of the Technique

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