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Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

01.18.22 “Rolling Out” Habits of Discussion with Ipswich Academy’s Ben Hall

  A week or so ago I shared on Twitter a really great slide that Ipswich Academy (Ipswich, England) uses to support teachers in helping them implement one of the most important but challenging techniques in the TLAC toolbox. The technique–Habits of Discussion–involves building a set of habits and norms that cause students to listen actively…