NY Times columnist David Brooks can often be almost unintelligible when he writes about education issues but, sometimes, he writes eloquently about other topics.

Today’s column, Nine Nonobvious Ways to Have Deeper Conversations, offers a lot of helpful advice.

Not only can teachers find it useful when talking with students, but I think it lends itself to bite-size classroom lessons, too.

I’m adding it to The Best Ideas To Help Students Become Better Listeners — Contribute More.