During the game, teams of 4-6 students discuss texts and use textual evidence to make connections and ask thought-provoking questions. Students win points whenever they make constructive contributions to the discussion and lose points if they exhibit disrespectful behaviors, such as interrupting their teammates. By the end of game play, students have learned how to work together as teams and a class and contribute meaningfully to a discussion. If you're interested in learning and implementing this EC strategy, contact any or all of the CT's in the building, and we'll get you started. The pdf handout can be found at the link below. Copy and paste the following URL into a new tab. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/4401d6_aeab4158fb324a5d80ba9dbcc0c6eed5.pdf
inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing. Check out Tomlinson's example at http://writoi]\er.inklestudios.com/stories/cfpj (copy and paste the URL into a new tab's browser bar).
Looking to increase your students' Substantive Conversations? Here they are: 15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging.
Explore collections and stories from around the world with Google Arts & Culture. Historical figures, museum collections, fabulous locations and more. Take a virtual tour with your class.