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In this learning cycle, novice teachers learn to plan, enact, and reflect on setting up and managing small group work while attending to advancing justice in the classroom. The materials in this cycle include structuring small groups, creating a class lesson, and analyzing colleagues’ practice.

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Novice teachers are introduced to the decomposition of setting up and managing small group work by analyzing a teacher's practice and then focusing on what is needed while coaching small groups. 
Novice teachers learn how to create and engage students while in small groups. This includes attending to equity, compatibility, and using materials that support student learning. 
Novice teachers create an inquiry lesson using a compelling question to guide students' investigation during small groups.  
In this quadrant, novice teachers analyze, reflect, and provide feedback to a colleague on the lesson they've taught that emphasizes setting up and managing small group work. 
Setting up and managing small group work

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