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Excerpt: Getting All the Answers


photo of a teacher and six students, each in front of a keyboard Como Park Elementary School is home to a computer network application called Discourse, which provides teachers with immediate feedback about what students are learning and thinking. For the past eight years, all of Como Park's deaf and hard-of-hearing students have participated daily in lessons using Discourse in one of the school's three labs. Why? The reason is simple: Their teachers love Discourse.

Each student works with a small terminal connected to the teacher's workstation at the front of the classroom. The teacher poses questions and students type their answers. Each student's response is displayed on the teacher's screen, next to the corresponding student's name.

Como Park teachers say Discourse:



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