Module 1: How do I help students make sense of evidence and build explanations?
Module 2: How do I help students make sense of evidence and build explanations?
Module 3: How can I support whole-class conversations after students have drawn models?
Module 4: How can I support multilingual pedagogies?
Module 5: How do I promote scientific identities?
Module 6: How do I develop a culture for collaborative discussion?
Module 7: How do I help my students revise their models toward the end of the unit?
Module 8: How can we support students in seeing the unobservable for modeling?

Watch: Creating a Culture of Collaborative Discussion

In this video, you will see 2nd graders in an SPS classroom continuing to work with the culture of collaborative discussion. You will see students using sentence starters to ask each other to repeat or clarify what they said and build on each other. Notice how the teacher encourages students’ participation using cubes and facilitates the discussion.