Mode of Instruction: Teamwork/Teacher-led Purpose: Elicit final reflective comment
Objective: To facilitate mathematical discourse, students share understanding of a concept/topic and critique the sharing of others. Teacher uses this time to make instructional decisions about the concept/topic.
Students participate in a teacher-led discussion to share a final comment on a topic, concept, or lesson. Students turn in the direction of the speaker—possibly forming a circle around the classroom. Teacher states the topic or problem, and students take turns sharing brief comments. Students have the option to pass on their turn to share.
Team Whiparound (Whiparound variation)
Teams participate in a teacher-led discussion to share a final comment. Teams share out only one agreed upon response per team.