Adding Talk to the Equation (Paperback + Online Video)

A Self-Study Guide for Teachers and Coaches on Improving Math ‭Discussions

Designed for math teachers and coaches in grades 1–8, this self-study guide, now available as a paperback with extensive online classroom video, showcases elementary and middle school classrooms where teachers inspire even the most reluctant students to share their ideas. Lucy West invites teachers into real-life classrooms where all students stay in the game, stay motivated about learning, and ultimately deepen their understanding.

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For more than 20 years, Lucy West has been studying mathematical classroom discourse. She believes that teachers need to understand what their students are thinking as they grapple with rich mathematical tasks and that the best way to do so is through talking and listening.

In this video-rich edition of Adding Talk to the Equation, she invites teachers into real-life classrooms where all students stay in the game, stay motivated about learning, and ultimately deepen their unde...read more

    Lucy West - Adding Talk to the Equation

    About the Author(s)

    Lucy West has worked in education for more than thirty years, starting as a second-grade teacher in New York City, then serving as the director of mathematics for District 2, the deputy superintendent of Region 9, and assistant principal of PS 234. Currently, she is the founder and CEO of Metamorphosis Teaching and Learning Communities, which is dedicated to partnering with districts to design and enact effective professional learning initiatives that result in increased student learning through improved instruction. Lucy is also the coauthor of Agents of Change: How Content Coaching Transforms Teaching and Learning and Content-Focused Coaching: Transforming Mathematics Lessons.

    Table of Contents

    • Series Introduction
    • Grade 5: Introducing Basic Talk Moves
    • Grade 1: Basic Talk Moves with Young Children
    • Grade 4: Getting Reluctant Learners to Speak
    • Grade 3: Multiple Talk Moves in Action
    • Grade 6: Well on the Way to Academic Discourse
    • Conclusion

    Product Details

    Grade Range: 1-8
    Media: 88 pp/paper including 60 minutes of online video
    Published: 07/2018
    Item No: 1261
    ISBN: 978-1-62531-261-7
    Hashtag: #addingtalk

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