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Middle School: Making Sense of One’s Own and Others’ Learning

Clip 8/10: Day 19: Defending and proving effective strategies


Finding Evidence, Justifying Strategies: After the first weeks of school, Patty Ferrant’s students share their answers but ask few questions of each other.

They are then able to help peers who are “still struggling” and clarify their evidence and strategies for learning.


How do you highlight student strategies and require them to defend their reasoning?

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