The Future is Class Discussions

Parlay is a discussion-based learning tool and global community of educators who are reimagining class discussions for the 21st Century.


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This future is

In class or online, Parlay is your tool for building classroom community through meaningful and inclusive student-driven discussions.

  • Parlay Universe
  • Online RoundTable
  • Live RoundTable
  • Content Concierge

Browse thousands of topics.

The Parlay Universe is a library of open discussion topics created by teachers from around the global Parlay community.

Discussions from anywhere.

The Online RoundTable is a written discussion activity that can be used in the classroom or in a remote, asynchronous environment.

Inclusive Socratic Seminars

The Live RoundTable is a verbal discussion activity that can be used in the classroom or in a remote setting with Parlay’s built-in audio connectivity.

Custom prompts to your inbox.​

Transitioning lessons to online / blended learning can be time consuming. So the Parlay team makes custom discussion prompts on demand.

Discussions work.

Student-driven discussions are a holistic and effective way to achieve many of the most important goals of the modern education system.

When educators actively integrate student-driven discussions into their instruction, they create learning experiences that prepare students for the future. 

“Parlay really nails the steps that students need to take to deepen their learning and become complex thinkers.”

– Common Sense Learning

You're in good company.

Innovative teachers and schools from all over the world love Parlay!

We're here to help!

The Parlay team wants to help your school make the transition toward student-driven discussions. Click below to book a free 1-hour online PD session and Parlay onboarding with one of our Instructional Strategists.

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