H.E.L.P!!!. NUCC Elementary Summer Institute August 6, 2013. H.E.L.P. H ow am I E ver going to L earn these P ractices?!!. Take a deep breath!. Baby Steps!!!. Organize to be comfortable. Make your classroom a retreat for you and the kids. Consistent color scheme and patterns
NUCC Elementary Summer Institute August 6, 2013
Setting up Classroom Talk Norms
What on Earth does this mean???
(Classroom Discussions Seeing Math Discourse in Action, p.51)
Track the speaker.
Ask and answer questions like a scholar.
Students were asked to find the relationship between a ratio and a percent using 50 pennies, a grid, and their minds.
(also called partner talk or think-pair-share):
You pose a question and ask students to turn and talk to their neighbor about it before discussing it with the whole class.
(this is also called “verify and clarify”)
You ask a student to verify that
your interpretation of a student’s answer is correct.
“Say more . . .”;
“Can you give us an example?”
“Tell me more about your thinking.”
“Please give an example.”