How does “Quiet” help you prepare for/anticipate the coming semester and your goals as a teacher?
Last semester connection and my own experience as a student show me how giving room to anonymity provides space to student participation. In our wiki, in my class I had student participated of about 90%, which was more than I expected.
This semester I am trying a new course that uses a Flipped-classroom-type of teaching framework, where students have 80% of the class is group work, and participation is encourage by different ways like assigning different roles to each individual in a group. It also has a script with the aim of generating a feeling of belonging and community in the class, so that all students, in their different ways of participation and expression, collaborate in the solution of a problem. The idea is to create a sense of responsibility that all can contribute to the goal that the cohort will pass the course, i.e. learn math.