Talk Moves: Facilitating the Classroom Conversation (Gr. 6-12)
Credits: 0 Hours: 6.00 / Tuition: $25 / Non CP RESA Fee: $50.00
Status: CANCEL / Maximum Size: 45
Instructor: Paulette Shoupe
Date: 10/30/2017 Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Auditorium - Coastal Plains RESA Lenox, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 10/16/2017


Course Description
Talk Moves are tools and strategies used to facilitate classroom conversations. Students are regularly expected to speak, listen and respond to one another.  Great discussions are just one outcome that helps us build a classroom culture where students’ thoughts and comments are welcomed. 

Class Notes


Target Audience: Gr. 6-12 teachers (all content areas)

Monday, October 30, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Coastal Plains RESA Auditorium

Registration Fee: $25

Talk supports

1) robust learning

2) deeper reasoning

3) vocabulary and language development

4) improvement in students’ social skills.

Participants will be introduced to Talk Moves that support helping students:

=  clarify and share their own thoughts

=  orient to their classmates’ contributions and listen consistently

=  keep the focus on student reasoning and offer evidence in support of their claims

=  engage with the reasoning of others

This class has been cancelled.

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Coastal Plains RESA makes every effort to provide high quality professional learning experiences at low cost to member school districts. It is the registrant's responsibility to email cancellation requests to the Registrar ( or to call CPRESA (229-546-4094, ext. 110). School districts will be invoiced for no-shows and/or cancellations made less than two weeks prior to class.


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  1. Certified personnel under contract with a member system or RESA
  2. Classified personnel of a member system or RESA
  3. Certified personnel under contract with a system that is a member of a RESA outside the CPRESA area
  4. Personnel of a state agency
  5. Presently unemployed persons from the CPRESA area seeking renewal of certificate
  6. Personnel employed by a system that is not a member of CPRESA, such as private schools or agencies
  7. Out-of-State personnel

 The fee displayed for the class is the fee for personnel in categories 1 and 2. Personnel in categories 3-7 are subject to an out-of-area fee, when applicable. 

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