1. In teams, shoulder partners are formed. Partner A in each pair does the first problem, talking out loud. Partner B watches and coaches when needed. Partner B praises.
2. Trade roles: partner B does the next problem. Partner A watches, coaches, and praises.
3. Pairs check with their eyeball partners after every two problems. Teammates coach and correct if needed.
4. The team celebrates after reaching agreement on the two problems.
Earn Your Stripe
Submit a picture of your students doing a pairs check and describe how it enhanced student learning.