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Better Classroom Conversations

Here are some guidelines and conversation starters you can use in the classroom. 1. Share Thinking “I believe that ________ because ________.” “This reminds me of ________...
5 Steps Toward Intentional Classroom Conversations

Coaching students to engage in worthwhile academic discussion begins with intentionality. You have to teach students how to listen to and talk to each...

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