McKenna Fielder, Allen Stearne Elementary, 4th Elementary

Notice that Mr. Fiedler’s students are all using technology; what expectations and norms do you think Mr. Fiedler set before allowing students to work independently?

How does Mr. Fiedler activate students’ background knowledge and promote engagement?

How could Mr. Fiedler have structured this activity differently in order to ensure equity of talk time between students and that all students use more academic language?

What systems must have been set in place in order to achieve this self-facilitated group discussion?