The future of student driven class discussion.

Parlay is an AI-powered instructional platform that helps teachers facilitate meaningful, measurable, and inclusive class discussions. Join over a million teachers and students. Start using Parlay for free in your class today.


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Written Discussion Activity
Written RoundTables

A threaded discussion board activity, supercharged with secret identities, guided peer feedback questions, β€˜model’ submissions, and more.

Verbal Discussion Activity
Verbal RoundTables

A powerful way to facilitate and assess Socratic seminars in your class. Give every student a voice and effortlessly track student participation.

A.I. Generated Prompts
Parlay Genie 🧞

An A.I. powered tool that reads articles, videos, and your past Parlay discussions to generate higher order discussion prompts and follow-up questions in seconds.

Sustained Student Inquiry
RoundTable Sequences

Stack and sequence discussions so each RoundTable builds on the ideas from the previous discussion. Parlay Genie uses AI to intelligently craft follow-up questions based on student responses.

Library of 5000+ Topics
Parlay Universe

A library of over 5000 discussion prompts created by teachers in the Parlay community. Browse topics for your class or contribute your own.

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LMS/SIS Integrations

Parlay integrates with more than 30 external tools, empowering Single Sign On, class rostering, and easy assessment syncing

Measurable Participation
Engagement Reports

Track student participation and skill development over time. Maintain a portfolio view of student engagement and assessments throughout the year.

Don't take our word for it...

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

Parlay is a robust discussion tool, fostering deep understanding, equitable collaboration, and mindful reflection, in both live and asynchronous learning environments.

Parlay has done a beautiful job of pulling together a thoughtful suite of tools for conducting class discussions.

Why Parlay Discussions?

We have used discussions in the classroom for over 2,000 years. Parlay helps educators develop well-rounded students who are ready for work and life in the 21st Century.

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