Student-Centered Discussion How to use Socrative Seminars, Questioning Strategies and Collaborize Classroom to encourage discussion and student voice. Tips for Augmenting Whole-Class Discussions with Collaborize Technology can enhance academic conversations, says Anna Des Roches, a community development officer for Collaborize Classroom. The American Association of School Librarians (AALS) agrees, naming Collaborize one of the "Top 25 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning in 2012." CollaborizeClassroom.com Strategies for Student-Centered Discussion Develop a lesson that revolves around student centered discussions. With this teaching strategy teachers allow students to control the discussion through reflection and textual evidence from their readings. Class Discussion to Encourage Critical Thinking: Resources for Grades 9-12 About Socratic Seminars Socratic Seminars: Patience & Practice (Teaching Channel, 2013)At Mountain View High School in Mountain View, California, teacher Paige Price discusses how she uses Socratic Seminars in her classroom to address the question, "What's the purpose of poetic language?"