PD Strand: Developing the Five Skills of Academic Conversations
In order to continue our content development together, we are offering three voluntary strands of support around Academic Language. Each strand will meet virtually for an hour quarterly with Ashley and Jeff in 2019-2020. Together, we will create a learning community to deepen our understanding in the strand as well as bring in real district examples to solve problems together.
This strand will focus on developing the five skills of academic conversation: Building, posing, clarifying, supporting, evaluating.
SLO Learning Objectives: Participants will
Engage in conversations around how critical thinking skills can build up ideas.
Experiment with strategies and unpack student videos together to integrate academic conversation skills into current approaches.