Adding Talk to the Equation (A Talk Toolkit: Video + Companion Guide)

Discussion and Discovery in Mathematics

Learn how to skillfully lead math conversations so all students stay in the game, stay motivated about learning, and ultimately deepen their understanding.

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For more than twenty 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. Adding Talk to the Equation helps teachers learn how to skillfully lead math conversations so all students stay in the game, stay motivated about learning, and ultimately deepen their understanding.

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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.

Table of Contents

Video 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: 123 minutes
Year: 2016
Item No: 1035
ISBN: 978-1-62531-035-4
Hashtag: #addingtalk

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