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"The five practices for orchestrating productive mathematical discussions actually include a sixth, beforehand, which is deciding on the goal of the lesson.The practices actually seem very natural once a teacher is used to lesson planning. The first is Anticipating, then Monitoring, Selecting, Sequencing, and Connecting." Mar 18, 2017 12:30AM

 
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"Introduction: three key features of Groupwork—
1. delegating authority [autonomy];
2. collaboration [need ongoing norms and practices]; and
3. group-worthy task [complex and intrinsically motivating]."
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The Algebra Project is a noble and worthy enterprise, even if it hasn't led to the radical transformation in education that was still hoped for at the publication of the book.

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5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions by Margaret Schwan Smith
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Very cool! This turns out to be a great story to frame science lessons, from middle school on up. But the profanity gets somewhat in the way, especially for younger students and their school boards. So Weir has published a bowdleriz
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