Another example of whole class dialogue in Sangita’s classroom may include community meetings. Community meetings differ from grand conversations in that the latter focuses on a specific content area (i.e. literature books) where as community meetings are discussions that focus on issue that affect the students within the classroom community or larger school context.
"Having the community is the underlying factor to help me with everything. I don't think I could have the turn and talks and grand conversations if I didn't have the community building"