# CPM Glossary

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## Use and Connect Mathematical RepresentationsOne of the eight Mathematics Teaching Practices from Principles to Actions that needs to be a consistent component of every mathematics lesson. Effective teaching of mathematics engages students in
making connections among mathematical representations to deepen understanding of mathematics concepts
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## Walk and Talk
To promote movement during learning, partners receive a topic or concept to discuss while walkingâ€”about the classroom, in the hallway, or outside. Partners summarize learning, clarify ideas, or ask questions. Partners report any remaining questions to the teacher after returning to desks. Partners receive topics or concepts to discuss. Partners summarize, clarify ideas, or ask questions while walking. Partners share any remaining questions with the teacher after returning to their desks.
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## Whiparound
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 speakerâ€”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.
Teams participate in a teacher-led discussion to share a final comment. Teams share out only one agreed upon response per team. Teacher provides a prompt. Students take turns sharing brief comments. Students listen while others share.
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## Word WallA word wall is a collection of words which are displayed in large visible letters on a wall, bulletin board, or other display surface in a classroom. | |