Incorporating Student Talk into Modeling Activities

OVERVIEW: The Institute for Science + Math Education at UW has a flowchart that provides strategies for scaffolding student talk based on where students are in the unit and in their modeling revisions. This tools suggests that student talk might have a different focus depending on the intellectual work the students are engaged in and how well their models are explaining a phenomenon.

AUDIENCE: K-12 teachers of science, professional development providers, other

PURPOSE: Guide modeling unit development and provide intentional strategies to support student talk.

LINK: http://sciencemathpartnerships.org/2016/05/22/modeling_student_talk/

 

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