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.
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.”
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.