Tools to Promote and Support Equitable Collaboration

Project Information

Project Area:

Area 4: Instructional Practices for Inclusive CSEd

Project Module:

Module 4-3: Promoting Equitable Collaboration & Communication


Teachers, Administrators, Researchers, Paraeducators

Grade Level:


CSTA Teacher Standards:

  • 2b. Minimize threats to inclusion
  • 2c. Represent diverse perspectives
  • 4c. Design inclusive learning experiences

Resource Type:



Teacher Directed and Student Initiated Collaboration

The Collaborative Discussion Framework is a direct application of Standard for Mathematical Practice (SMP) 3: “Students at all grades can listen or read the arguments of others, decide whether they make sense, and ask useful questions to clarify or improve the arguments.”