Friday Staff Meeting Jan 18

This Friday’s staff meeting will be presented jointly by teacher leaders and your trusty administration.  The purpose of the meeting is to model a whole class discourse strategy to  gain and maintain student attention.  Many of the ideas are not novel, but still powerful when done consistently and practiced collaboratively.  You will hear from several of your colleagues who have given attention to implementing these strategies with fidelity and seen positive impact on their students’ ability to listen attentively and articulate their thinking.

In the spirit of the Flipped Classroom, the strategy we will be modeling and discussing Friday is provided here for those of you who would like to review it ahead of time.

Discourse

Although this will be modified by Friday, here is the PPT that will form the basis of our presentation:

Math Discourse PPT

Also, although we will not be spending any time analyzing the specific Common Core Standards that are addressed by this practice, I’ll attach them here for you to enjoy

CCSS List Speaking Anchor 1

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