Explore creative ways to make student discussions COUNT. Purposeful conversation promotes growth in student writing and performance on the AP exam by building fluency in argumentation with logical and evidenced-based reasoning. Practice using the key concepts to formulate essential questions that your students can use to frame the conversation and address Historical Reasoning Skills. In this interactive session, you will learn how to structure peer to peer, small group, and whole group interactions for class conversations. Walk away with proven ways to empower your students to use evidence to support point of view, develop arguments, respond constructively to ideas, and create their own understandings using accountable talk!