When leading a discussion section, it's important to remember that this is often the students' only chance to engage interactively with that week's course materials. Here are some tips on how you can support them in doing that:
- Are Discussion Sections Actually Useful?
- Active Learning Techniques
- The First Five Minutes
- The Last Five Minutes
It is also helpful to know what aspects of your teaching are highlighted in the evaluations the students will be asked to submit at the end of the term.