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Session Descriptions: Day 1 PM Block: Bridge

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Strategies to Increase Student Discourse in the Classroom
August 8, 1:50-2:30pm
Nicole T. Bridge, Math Coach/Consultant, Bridge-Fernando Consulting, Inc.


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  • Audience cap: 24

Student voice and discourse are necessary components to shifting our classrooms from places where answers are given to places where questions are posed and explored. Come learn some student-centered, culturally responsive strategies that are sure to get students talking from the very first day of school.

Strategies discussed will be: Notice & Wonder, Which One Doesn't Belong?, Visual Thinking Strategies

Nicole T. Bridge has been an educator since 2005, and has had the privilege to work in several states across the country. Her roles have included classroom teacher, instructional coach, district content specialist, and professional development consultant. Nicole is passionate about creating educational experiences that allow teachers to reflect on their own beliefs and practices, and the impact that those have on student learning.

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