PC 112

From Doing Discussion Protocols to Using Them

Learning Communities

Nelson Orta

From Doing Discussion Protocols to Using Them

Garland ISD, Garland, TX

Using discussion protocols in schools isn’ta new concept, but it has become more common place in the past five years. Unfortunately, many users of protocols have been“protocoled” in a district or school gathering and the residual taste intheir mouth is neither positive nor productive. This interactive session positions participants to experience well-facilitated discussion protocols, leaving withthe necessary skills to better matcha purpose to protocol to serve the group’s needs.