​California Reading & Literature Project
Collaborative Conversations
This one-day workshop on Collaborative Conversations will provide teachers with the knowledge and resources to implement meaningful collaborative structures which help all students, including English learners, actively engage and participate in their learning. Participants will learn:
  • How collaborative conversations help support the CA ELA/ELD Framework themes of Meaning Making, Language Development, Effective Expression, and Content Knowledge
  • The specific skills (from CCSS Speaking and Listening Standard 1) of collaborative conversations.
  • How to teach the structures, skills, and language required for students to participate in collaborative conversations.
  • Specific ways to support all students, including English learners, in collaborative conversations.