Hear 5th-grade teacher, Carina Pruitt, explain how student discussion drives her lessons. Then watch two examples of her classroom instruction:

- In Eliciting Student Thinking Through Questioning Carina facilitates a class discussion and clarifies students’ thinking through strategic questioning.

- In Developing Understanding Through Class Discussion Carina helps students build their understanding of division strategies through class discussion. Students share and clarify their thinking, building on each other’s ideas.