Here is a list of items to use as a guide for discussing math. Compiled from printed handouts.

- Tell me about…
- I wonder why…
- What do you think?
- Why did you…
- How did you…
- How did you do that?
- How do you know that is correct?
- What did you do first?
- What could you try instead?
- Can you think of another way…
- Show me what you’ve done so far.
- What would be the best place to start?
- Show me how you…
- Does this look like…
- Can you prove that to me?
- How can we remember that?
- I wonder if…
- Maybe we could try…
- What do you suppose would happen if…
- What will you do next?
- How can we do this differently?
- I had not thought of that. Tell me more about it.

Pick one or two to have in case of breakout math!