On August 4, my Twitter time line blew up with tweets from the Garland ISD Fundamental 5 Camp.  Today I’m sharing the tweets generated from Traci Tousant’s “Small Group Purposeful Talk” breakout sessions.

Increased attention through purposeful talk. Teach a little then let learners talk!! (By @TinaTagsIt)

If learners are silent, are they learning for mastery? (By @TinaTagsIt)

“We want kids talking, not waiting to talk…” (By @Honeytres)

“Student talk: It’s about planning, preparation, stopping and WANT TO!” (By @Honeytres)

As soon as I talk about it… I’m learning. As soon as I tweet about it…I remember! Purposeful talk & Purposeful tweets! (By @roberson_jenny)

Frequent, purposeful talk can change the culture of a school! (By @clgoff10)

Frequent small group purposeful talk gives the student(s) ownership of learning. (By @tbrown6567)

Frequent Small Group Purposeful Talk increases student learning. (By @tbrown6567)

Those who elaborate learn…small group purposeful talk. (By @Charboknows)

Next up… Critical Writing

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