Strengthening Student-to-Student Discussions
Developed in collaboration with the California Collaborative with Educational Excellence
High Impact Practice DD
Learn how to build conversation skills and design supported opportunities for all of your students to engage in discussions about academic content with diverse partners. Explore lessons via video and vignettes showcasing how other teachers have implemented the SOAR practices in traditional and hybrid classrooms. Experience instructional strategies for implementing discussions with your students in traditional and hybrid classrooms.
Cross Cutting Practices I
Learn how to facilitate acquisition of the academic language students need to effectively engage in discussions and how to monitor and guide those discussions. Experience a range of instructional strategies and lesson ideas for use in your classroom to support these practices.
Cross Cutting Practices II
Learn how to foster metacognition so that your students can keep their discussions on track and know what strategies to use when a discussion stalls. Experience a range of instructional strategies and lesson ideas for use in your classroom to foster metacognition.