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Lesson

Elementary School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 13/18: Day 19: Setting an expectation that students will engage in discourse

Overview

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?