Strategy: Get back To Me Transcript
Teacher: Tita Galde
Teacher [in class]: What are we talking about today? Who remembers? Use your genius brain.
Teacher [in interview]: When we ask questions - all the teachers - sometimes, there's that student that just isn't ready to answer.
Student: Um, the... the... the...
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Teacher [in interview]: So in my mind, sometimes I'll say, "ok." Love love love love love. Give them that amount of time for wait time. And then, if they still can't answer, I'll say, "would you like me to get back to you?"
Student: You should get back to me.
Teacher [in class]: I will get back to you...
Teacher [in interview]: Giving wait time is very important because not everybody can answer on their feet.
Teacher [in class]: I'm back to you, Louis, Are you ready?
Student: The one that has the green - I forgot what it is called.
Teacher [in interview]: And when we give our students an opportunity to go back and to give you an answer then it only makes them feel that much more confident in answering questions in the future.