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Effective Classroom Conversations

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Empowering students to have meaningful conversations with one another is critical to personal and academic success. In this course, you’ll learn teaching methods that are effective in fostering productive and constructive academic discussions for all students. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the role of conversation in all content areas and the tools to create a classroom culture of interaction-based learning.

Past Courses

To see the example of the courses that we have had earlier check out this list.

Constructive Classroom Conversations 2020 (Free)

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Most standards emphasize improving the quality of student-to-student conversation as a major feature of instruction. The new standards specifically describe the importance of students understanding the reasoning of others and engaging in meaningful conversations using evidence for claims.

This course is targeted towards both elementary and secondary school teachers.

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Enhancing English Language Arts Curriculum for English Learners Using An Argumentation Lens (Free)

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The course will result in high quality, curriculum-connected instructional assessment tools that support effective implementation of comprehensive curricula in high school, with best-in-class design for English learner-designated students.

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Enhancing Mathematics Curriculum for English Learners with an Emphasis on Reasoning (Free)

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The course will result in high quality, curriculum-connected instructional assessment tools that support effective implementation of comprehensive curricula in high school mathematics, with best-in-class design for English learner-designated students.

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