Points of Pride

November 10, 2017

Instructional Focus:

You ever feel like your questioning strategies could use an update?

When I was teaching I was constantly looking for new ways to keep students engaged in the lesson. Many times I felt that as soon as I called on a student to answer a question, the rest of the class checked out. Many times cooperative learning strategies such as "tell a neighbor" or "think, pair, share," help. Check out this two minute video for a strategy that keeps students accountable and engaged when their peers are sharing:

Which "Talk Move," was your favorite? How could you incorporate this strategy into your plans this week? What effect do you think it would have on your instruction?