Hands Down, Speak Out: A Different Way of Talking in Math Class

Description

Come learn about Hands-Down Conversations, a structure for mathematical dialogue in which students take the lead, building agency as mathematicians and constructing content understanding, as they notice, wonder, and reason about math and the world around them.

Lead Speaker

Kassia Omohundro Wedekind, Independent Math Coach and Stenhouse Publishers

Co-Speaker

Christy Thompson, Fairfax County Public Schools

Audience

Pre-K to 2

Topics

Building on Students’ Strengths: Practices That Challenge, Engage, and Empower

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