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Key Questions and Comments 
Notice how the teacher reviews the expectations of partners.

What indicators suggest that Rally Coach is a cooperative learning structure that Mrs. Yowell uses regularly?

How does the teacher group her students?

How does the structure of Rally Coach provide an opportunity for the teacher to check for student understanding?

How does the structure of Rally Coach promote mathematical discourse?

How can this structure help the teacher guide next steps in instruction?

How do clear expectations, peer support, and timely feedback support student engagement?

Description of Video

Watch how Carla Yowell uses the Rally Coach structure to have students solve word problems in math.


:16 Student directions for Rally Coach
1:06 Teacher explanation of Rally Coach


Cooperative Learning
Check for Understanding
Rally coach

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