Presentation on theme: "Laura Scarpulla- Secondary LA Specialist"— Presentation transcript:
1 Laura Scarpulla- Secondary LA Specialist Accountable Talk: * helps creates a safe, supportive learning community *Values Effort *develops thinking dispositions *Practices Giving and getting feedbackLaura Scarpulla- Secondary LA Specialist
2 80% of what we see, hear and do! We retain:20% of what we hear40% of what we see and hear80% of what we see, hear and do!Knowles research
3 Features of accountable talk Accountability to the learning community involves:Careful listening to othersBuilding on each others ideasParaphrasing and seeking clarificationRespectful disagreementBeing specific and accurateResisting saying “anything that comes to mind”Working to link clear statements, claims and evidenceParticipating in the discussion
4 Rules in Laura’s Classroom Share the airspace.Listen for periods.Connect to someone else’s idea.Respectful disagree by using “I” statements.Use the text “On page… it says that…”Resisting saying “anything that comes to mind”Use Teacher Talk- practice sounding super smartInvite people into the conversation “Laura, what do you think?”If you are mad, think first, speak thirdRewind, reword
5 Accountable talk wall chart Accountable Talk Prompts - I wonder why… - I have a question about… - I agree with… - I disagree with… - That reminds me of… - I don’t understand… - I predict… - I figured out… - I liked/disliked….
6 Pair share & Inner/Outer Circle Know the expectations- model, model, modelI often use fish-bowls to scaffoldTeacher or student(s) give feedback regularly, set goalsPair-share to prepare for the discussion circleWhat do you see as most useful to you as your try to spark dialogue amongst your most resistant teachers?Inner-Outer discussion circleObservation forms help scaffoldLess formal methods= track the conversation 2 ways
7 Vocab Review & Spectrum Lines Pair vocabulary reviewOne student faces board, other has his/her back to board, student facing board gives hints without saying the vocab wordSpectrum lines- then fold in half and talkRight=Monologue is a good way to teach and learn, prepares studentsLeft= Dialogue is a good way to teach and learn, engages students
8 Tableaux & Whip AboutTableaux- students freeze frame to represent a scene, word, concept etc. Tableaux generally takes the form of a frozen scene or pose that captures a physical, psychological, or emotional relationship. Students can represent vocabulary, create mental models of complex concepts and procedures, or visually translate a host of themes and ideas- then while in scene, they explain the concepts and representations to the group or teacher(s).Whip About ProcedureStudents answer question on paper, stands up, share responses by calling on each other, sit if your response is shared, hear all responses
9 10 coins in a hat Ten Coins in a Hat- Group students (4-5), assign roles A-C are talkers, D is observer.Observer keeps the talkers on task. Does not participate in conversation, but says things like “We’re getting off topic” or “B hasn’t had a turn yet”Students are given a task such as answering a question, providing opinions, solving a problem.Every student gets the same number of coins. When you take your turn, you put one coin in the hat. Goal= to get rid of all of your coins.
10 Retelling Rubric (narrative example) Use a Retelling Rubric- students get it in advance2= exceeds standards1= meets standards0= needs improvementExample= CHARACTERS in a story2= Student provides several important details about main characters. Student can explain the relationships between characters.1= Student provides one or two important details about main characters. Student can explain the relationships between some of the characters.0= Student is confused about characters or is not familiar with characters.