Thirty Million Words: Chapters 1-3

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Thirty Million Words: Chapters 1-3

Read Chapters 1-3 (pages 1-75)

In the comments, post your responses to each question:

  1. What study surprised you most? Why?
     
  2. Share a sentence/excerpt that resonated with you.
     
  3. What do you want to explore more?

Once you have answered the questions thoroughly, you may respond to colleagues' responses and pose additional questions for discussion.
 

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Thirty Million Words: Chapter 5

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Thirty Million Words: Chapter 5

Read Chapter 5 (pages 127-192)

Discuss the following questions:

In the comments, post your responses to each question:

  1. Which of the 3 T's in action do you well ?
    Which one do you want to develop?
     
  2. "Parents who take pride in never speaking baby talk, speaking to their infants in only the way they'd speak to an adult, are missing an important point; that this kind of talk does not "dumb down" content." (Pg. 138)
    Reflect on this statement. Do you agree or disagree?
     
  3. How do you use "math talk" in everyday language with children?
     
  4. Do you have a favorite quote or page from this chapter?
     
  5. Share any "aha" moments that you experienced while reading about the fourth T.

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