What are the benefits of Timed Pair Share? Students learn respectful listening. They practice elaborating their responses. Students also practice appreciating the thoughts of others and taking turns.Step One: The teacher asks a question (Example: You will have one minute to explain the process of the scientific method.)Step Two: One student (Let’s call this student – Student A) shares while the other student (Student B) listens without interrupting.Step Three: The teacher tells Student B how to respond.Step Four: Students switch roles.