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Spotlight Student Thinking And Communication


Math Talk Guidelines (2:21)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: What comes to mind when you think about a “math talk community”? What difference does the use of math talk make to learning and teaching?
  • While viewing the video, what key ideas surface for you? What questions do you have?
  • After viewing: What might be some next steps involving building and sustaining math talk in your classroom, school community? What impact might this have for your students? Why is this important?


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