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Middle School: Taking Responsibility for Learning

Clip 12/20: Day 19: Developing capacity to communicate with precision


Promoting and Requiring Active Engagement:

By the third week of school, Patty Ferrant can challenge her students to “step it up” and also show their ability to communicate with precise language (Common Core State Standard for Mathematical Practice 6, “Attend to precision.”).


How do your students develop over time in their capacity to communicate precisely?

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