Mode of Instruction: Teamwork           Purpose: Articulate understanding through mathematical discourse

Objective: To build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding, students share self-generated, flexible strategies to team members. Teacher monitors the development of strategies over an extended period of time.

Team Member (1) acts as a coach to teach the other members about a topic or concept. Team member (1) shares self-generated strategies to build team comprehension. The team members acting in the role of player may ask clarifying questions.

  • Team Member (1) assumes the role of coach.

  • Team Members (2), (3), and (4) assume the role of player.

  • Team Member explains a topic or concept.

  • Team Members (2), (3), and (4) ask clarifying questions.

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