The entire Illustrative Mathematics team spends a lot of time reading about teaching and learning. Most recently, we have been reading—some of us rereading—and reflecting on the *5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions *by Mary Kay Stein and Margaret Schwan Smith. Members of the team were asked to reflect on the following two questions to share with the Illustrative Mathematics community:

- What idea stood out to you when reading the
*5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions*? - Why do you feel this idea is important?

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