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Student discussion at the heart of learning

Once you give over that ownership of who’s talking, you’d be amazed what happens.
— Carina Pruitt

A classroom culture that values discussion encourages students to take ownership of their learning. Discussion engages students and allows for real-time feedback, which can ultimately deepen their understanding of math content. In this video you’ll see some of fifth-grade teacher Carina Pruitt’s activities for building an effective culture of student discussion in her classroom.

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