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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    Excerpts from Adding Talk to the Equation
    View segments from second- and fourth-grade classrooms.

    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

    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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