Category Archives: Gradual Release Model

You Will Love: Engaging 2nd Graders in “Productive Struggle Number Talks”

Monique LaCour, “teacher extraordinaire” in Oakland, California shares this 7 minute video highlighting:

Talking math out loud with student whiteboards …… My mathematicians learn a million times more from each other …… Taking ownership — Gradual Release of Responsibility ….. Mistakes help us learn ….. Mistakes means you are trying new things ….. Productive struggles with the right tools …..

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