Key Questions and Comments 
Notice how the Sage and Scribe structure allow the students to communicate mathematics, see various problem solving techniques, and encourage peer collaboration.  

How does the cooperative learning structure, Sage and Scribe, allows the teacher to quickly formatively assess and provide feedback?

Notice how the teacher uses questioning to empower students to access prior knowledge and work through their misconceptions.

What techniques are used to foster high engagement during this lesson?

Description of Video

Discover how Carolyn Merritt uses Sage & Scribe to engage students and deepen understanding of math concepts through checks for understanding and feedback.


:30 Description of Sage and Scribe structure.
1:07 Highlighter used to check for understanding, feedback, formative assessment.
2:11 Benefits of using Sage and Scribe
2:49 Formative Assessment
3:15 Checks for Understanding
3:29 Probing Questioning
4:30 Feedback


Cooperative Learning Structure
Checks for Understanding
Formative Assessment