Strengthening Student-to-Student Discussions in Classrooms. Free Webinar Series, April 14th at 12:30
1. 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. 2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Learn how to use the SOAR Teaching Frame to design lessons for traditional and hybrid classrooms. Explore lesson vignettes that showcase how teachers have designed instruction to strengthen student-to-student discussions. Analyze lesson vignettes to help think through the moves you can make during instruction as well as the materials and support you need to help students be successful. Register Here