Academic Conversations for K-3: Practices and Activities
August 7th, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM: PM2 Concurrent Sessions
Track: All/Other
Category: Differentiated Strategies to Support ALL Learners: Differentiated Instruction
Session Description: Supporting K-3 students with key conversation skills such as active listening, taking turns, posing ideas, clarifying, supporting with examples, and arguing ideas should be a part of your everyday instruction. Come to our session and get started with your students. Take back examples you can start right away!
Learning Objectives. Please share 3 key objectives:

1) Participants will learn the importance of Academic Conversations and how to establish the practice in their classrooms.

2) Participants will learn of the benefits of Academic Conversations through focused instruction.

3) Participants will walk away with strategies to implement Academic Conversations in the classroom.