MATSOL, June 1, 2017


Constructive Conversation Skills Poster (PDF)
This tool shows four important conversation skills, their icons, and sentence starters to help students engage in purposeful and extended interactions.

Argument Balance Scale Visual Organizer - 2D   (3D version) 
This visual helps students to evaluate and weigh the evidence for and against two different positions.

Comprehension Conversation Diagram with Prompts

Cards for Supporting Conversations
These cards are used by a third observer to help conversing students to strengthen their conversation.

Conversation Observation & Analysis Tool

Stronger & Clearer Each Time Overview
This overview describes how to help students build language and content as they talk with successive partners.

Math Paired Conversation Protocol

Think-Pair-Share Tips
This set of tips helps both teacher and students to maximize the value of pair-shares.