From NCTM’s publication, *Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All*:

**Facilitate meaningful mathematical discourse.**

*Effective teaching of mathematics facilitates discourse among students to build shared understanding of mathematical ideas by analyzing and comparing student approaches and arguments.*

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Homework:

- Facilitate meaningful mathematical discourse using Number Talks. What will/did you learn?
- Select a number talk.
- Anticipate student answers with your team.
- Notice and note which students used each strategy.
- What will/did you learn?

- Read
**pp. 146-151** from *TAKING ACTION: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K-Grade 5*
- Examining Mathematical Discourse

- Deeply Read
**pp. 175-179** from *TAKING ACTION: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K-Grade 5*
- What the Research says: Meaningful Mathematical Discourse
- Promoting Equity through Facilitating Meaningful Mathematical Discourse

**Standards for Mathematical Practice** –

- I can make sense of tasks and persevere in solving them.

- I can construct a viable argument and critique the reasoning of others.

“Connect Extend Challenge A Routine for Connecting New Ideas to Prior Knowledge.” *Visible Thinking*, Harvard Project Zero.

Leinwand, Steve. *Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All*. Reston, VA.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2014. (p. 46) Print.

Gough, Jill, and Jennifer Wilson. “#LL2LU Learning Progressions: SMP.” *Experiments in Learning by Doing or Easing the Hurry Syndrome*. WordPress, 04 Aug. 2014. Web. 11 Mar. 2017.

Gough, Jill, and Kato Nims. “#LL2LU Learning Progressions.” *Experiments in Learning by Doing or Colorful Learning.* WordPress, 04 Aug. 2014. Web. 11 Mar. 2017.

Smith, Margaret Schwan., et al. *Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades K-5*. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2017.