COLD-CALLING AND WAIT TIMES

Expert Insights

Bite-size interviews with Cold-Calling and Wait Times experts to dig deeper into what you've learnt and how to apply it to your teaching practice.

DOUG LEMOV

What is Cold-Calling?

Discover why Cold-Calling is important in leading a welcoming classroom culture.
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DOUG LEMOV

Does Cold-Calling mean no hands up?

Consider the scenarios in which these two techniques should be used on their own or in tandem with one another.
 Watch here 

DOUG LEMOV

How to use Cold-Calling effectively in your classroom

Learn about the ideal timing, frequency, duration and structure of using Cold-Calling to help student learning. 
 Watch here 

DOUG LEMOV

How to manage incorrect answers when you Cold-Call

Suggestions include removing the spotlight from a student through involving a peer and tips to normalise the wrong answer. 
 Watch here 

DOUG LEMOV

How to prepare properly to use Cold-Calling

Cold-Calling can be a difficult technique to improve, but preparation is key to success. 
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BECKY ANDERSON 

What are the challenges when extending Wait Times?

Becky highlights the challenges faced by teachers when implementing Wait Times and discusses several factors which may influence the effective use of Wait Times.

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BECKY ANDERSON 

How can Wait Times benefit student learning and participation?

Extending Wait Times can help learning, increase participation and allow students to feel more part of their classroom community. 

 Watch here 

BECKY ANDERSON 

Does Cold-Calling mean no hands up? A teacher’s perspective

Becky discusses if these two techniques should be used on their own or in tandem with one another.

BECKY ANDERSON 

How to embed Cold-Calling and Wait Times in your classroom

Becky discusses her experience of embedding these techniques within a school's Teaching & Learning practice.
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SARAH OBERLE 

Should Wait Times change for primary school children?

Sarah discusses ways to build a culture around thinking and pausing by using Wait Times

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SARAH OBERLE 

Is there an optimal Wait Time?

Sarah shares her thoughts on 'optimal' Wait Times and suggests strategies for extending Wait Times. 
 Watch here 
DOUG LEMOV
TEACHER

What is Cold-Calling?

Discover why Cold-Calling is important in leading a welcoming classroom culture.
DOUG LEMOV
TEACHER

Does Cold-Calling mean no hands up?

Consider the scenarios in which these two techniques should be used on their own or in tandem with one another.
DOUG LEMOV
TEACHER

How to use Cold-Calling effectively in your classroom

Learn about the ideal timing, frequency, duration and structure of using Cold-Calling to help student learning. 
DOUG LEMOV
TEACHER

How to manage incorrect answers when you cold-call

Suggestions include removing the spotlight from a student through involving a peer and tips to normalise the wrong answer. 
DOUG LEMOV
TEACHER

How to prepare properly to use Cold-Calling

Cold-Calling can be a difficult technique to improve, but preparation is key to success.
BECKY ANDERSON 
TEACHER

What are the challenges when extending Wait Times?

Becky highlights the challenges faced by teachers when implementing Wait Times and discusses several factors which may influence the effective use of Wait Times.
BECKY ANDERSON 
TEACHER

How can Wait Times benefit student learning and participation?

Extending Wait Times can help learning, increase participation and allow students to feel more part of their classroom community.
BECKY ANDERSON 
TEACHER

Does Cold-Calling mean no hands up? A teacher’s perspective

Becky discusses if these two techniques should be used on their own or in tandem with one another.
BECKY ANDERSON 
TEACHER

How to embed Cold-Calling and Wait Times in your classroom

Becky discusses her experience of embedding these techniques within a school's Teaching & Learning practice.
SARAH OBERLE 
TEACHER

Should Wait Times change for primary school children?

Sarah discusses ways to build a culture around thinking and pausing by using Wait Times
SARAH OBERLE 
TEACHER

Is there an optimal Wait Time?

Sarah shares her thoughts on 'optimal' Wait Times and suggests strategies for extending Wait Times.

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