Your notice that some of your students from Asian cultures rarely participate in group situations, e.g. they don’t ask questions in class, nor do they discuss their point of view in small group discussions, etc. If asked to answer a question, they only reply with information given in class and will not support it with their own ideas.
a. Briefly explain two (2) possible reasons for these students may be displaying these behaviour?
b. Briefly explain three (3) strategies you would implement to encourage these students to participate actively in class activities?
c. Outline two (2) activities that you could incorporate into your lessons that would encourage these students to express their point of view, even if it differs from that of their classmates or the teacher?