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How to Get Students Engaged in Rich Conversation

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that students work collaboratively with their peers while being engaged in rich dialogue. Accountable talk provides students with an opportunity to reveal their thinking in all content areas.
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How to Get Students Engaged in Rich Conversation
  • Melissa Collins says:
    The Paideia website is an awesome website that is aligned to the Common Core standards. At this website, students are accountable for discussing a complex text. Please visit this site to view great lesson plans and professional development videos.
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    Accountable Talk In the Elementary Math Classroom

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    Melissa Collins says:
    This article discusses how to implement “math talk” in the classroom. It provides questions stems that students or educators can use to drive a deeper conversation. It also has a link to another article about “math talk.”
  • Melissa Collins says:
    On this website, educators have access to several accountable talk question stems. Educators can create an anchor chart with the stems. Enjoy!!
  • Melissa Collins says:
    In this video, Sherwanda Chism, a gifted teacher from Shelby County Schools, discusses how to use accountable talk in her classroom. It is rewarding to observe students collaborating in groups while using question stem cards.