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Small But Powerful Moves for Facilitating Classroom Talk (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Dec 2, 2021 9:00:00 AM

About the Episode

Welcome back to Something To Talk About, a podcast and blog series about all things classroom discourse!

In each episode of the Something to Talk About mini podcast we ask just one juicy question about classroom discourse to a group of educators.

In Episode 7, Stenhouse editor and author, Kassia Wedekind asks:

What’s a small but powerful move for facilitating classroom talk?

You’ll hear from first-grade teacher Lauren Carr, English teacher Matthew Kay, kindergarten teacher Dawnavyn James, and literacy coach Caroline Sweet.

And we’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment here on the blog, or connect with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

 

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How Many?: A Routine for Celebrating Children’s Mathematical Brilliance (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Nov 29, 2021 11:03:04 AM

Highlighting Ideas from How Many?: A Counting Book and Teachers’ Guide by Christopher Danielson

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Using Student Work as an Anchor for Mathematical Discourse (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Nov 22, 2021 8:30:00 AM

In this Something To Talk About blog post, math coach Jenna Laib shares how student work can spark powerful mathematical discussions and how teacher intentionality within these discussions matters.

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How Can We Help Students (and Ourselves!) Grow As Listeners? (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Nov 18, 2021 9:00:00 AM

About the Episode

Welcome back to Something To Talk About, a podcast and blog series about all things classroom discourse!

In each episode of the Something to Talk About mini podcast we ask just one juicy question about classroom discourse to a group of educators.

In Episode 6, Stenhouse editor and author, Kassia Wedekind asks:

How can we help students (and ourselves!) grow as listeners?

You’ll hear from literacy coaches, Christy Thompson and Caroline Sweet, first-grade teacher, Santasha Dhoot, third-grade teacher, Jennifer Orr, and math educator professor, Allison Hintz.

And we’d love to hear from you! Let us know how you’re helping students grow as listeners or how you’re growing as a listener yourself. Leave a comment here on the blog, or connect with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

 

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Stenhouse Authors at NCTE 2021

Posted by admin on Nov 15, 2021 3:57:22 PM

Stenhouse is proud to sponsor the 2021 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, November 18–21. We hope you’ll visit our virtual booth and attend Stenhouse author sessions!

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Building a Fraction Number Line as an Ongoing Number Sense Routine (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Nov 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Number Sense Routines: Building Numerical Literacy Every Day in Grades K-3 by Jessica Shumway

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Reconsidering the Early Childhood Author Study (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Nov 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In this One Thing You Might Try . . . blog post, teacher Kerry Elson tells the story of what happened when she began to rethink the traditional author study she did with her kindergarteners and instead designed a new author-illustrator study around Donald Crews.

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Power in Classroom Conversations and Beyond (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Nov 4, 2021 8:30:00 AM

About the Episode

Welcome back to Something To Talk About, a podcast and blog series about all things classroom discourse!

In each episode of the Something to Talk About mini podcast we ask just one juicy question about classroom discourse to a group of educators.

 

In Episode 5, we’re thinking about issues of power

in classroom conversations and beyond.

 

You’ll hear from math education professor Elham Kazemi, first-grade teacher, Lauren Carr, high school teacher Matthew Kay, kindergarten teacher Dawnavyn James and literacy instructional coach, Caroline Sweet.

And we’d love to hear from you! Let us know how you’re thinking about issues of power in classroom conversations and beyond. Leave a comment here on the blog, or connect with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

 

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Math Mindsets and Attitudes Beyond September (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Nov 1, 2021 8:10:52 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Necessary Conditions: Teaching Secondary Math with Academic Safety, Quality Tasks, and Effective Facilitation by Geoff Krall.

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Letting Kids and Books Lead the Conversation (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Oct 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In this month’s Something to Talk About blog, JoEllen McCarthy, author of Layers of Learning, shares how talking about books can help build powerful classroom communities.

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