day 19: setting an expectation that students will engage in discourse

day 19: setting an expectation that students will engage in discourse

Modeling and Encouraging Active Listening: Mia is responsive to her students as a distinct group of people, noting that she has to learn what they look like and sound like when they’re listening, and recognizing that they have their own ways of talking to each other and sharing their thinking.

CONSIDER:
What challenges do you face in developing students’ mathematical discourse?

These videos are discussed in the Inside Mathematics guide "Engaging in Mathematical Discourse, Mia Buljan, 2nd grade," one of 10 practice-focused guides on building classroom climates for mathematical learning.

The videos document key mathematical practices observed in teacher Mia Buljan's 2nd grade classroom over the course of a school year. In the guide (available as a PDF or an iBook download), you can explore extended narratives and questions for reflection around "engaging in mathematical discourse."

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Reflection: Mia on facilitating discourse between students [Modeling and Encouraging Active Listening]

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Day 2: Establishing norms for group work on the carpet [Modeling and Encouraging Active Listening]

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Day 2: Inviting students to extend the teacher’s thinking [Paraphrasing and Extending Discourse]

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Day 14: Inviting students to compare strategies and answers [Modeling and Encouraging Active Listening]

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Day 2: Using precise language to explain answers [Modeling and Encouraging Active Listening]

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Day 158: Facilitating mathematical discourse [Engaging in Mathematical Discourse]