Academic discussions help all students deepen understanding of content, build language fluency, and develop reasoning skills. The following resources support structured student talk (SST) activities:Flipgrid makes it easy for students to record and share their use of academic language. Click here for a sample lesson and here for a how-to guide (from Amber Dodd, ELA at AHS).Click here for SST routines curated by the Educational Services Department. QR codes on many of the documents link to videos of teachers modeling the SST activity showcased.
Students can make instructional videos with Screencastify. Trisha Moore (LPMS) has student groups use it to explain and demonstrate PE concepts.
Tech Tuesday - SST Using Technology
Structured Student Talk Using Technology is an excellent workshop created and facilitated by AHS English teacher Amber Dodd. In this training participants will explore how to use technology to support SST and learn the basics of Flipgrid.
This month's Tech Tuesday will take place on February 19th from 4-5pm (Harvest Room, District Office).
Signup at bit.ly/tech-tues.
- 2/19: Tech Tuesday, Structured Student Talk Using Technology
- 2/28: Digital Learning Day
- 3/14-16: National CUE Conference
- 4/1: SUHSD Middle School Arts Festival video submission deadline
- 4/23: MBCUE Student Powered Film Festival
- 4/24: CTE Teen Film Festival (Maya Cinemas, 5:30-8pm)
- 5/2: SUHSD Middle School Arts Festival (LPMS, 6pm)
- 5/18: Digital Citizenship Summit @ NSHS