02.22.16 FSLT Math Agenda #TrinityLearns

February 22, 2016
Location:  Kato Nims 4th Grade Classroom
Kato Nims, Kerry Coote, Erin Collini


  • Continued work on vertical alignment, including 3s and Prek
  • Expanding knowledge of best practices and their role in our current program
  • Sharing work with grade level teams to grow our whole community as teachers of math
  • Raising the level of teacher confidence in math
  • How do we deepen, differentiate, and extend learning for the students in our classroom?


  • To work as a team to meet the above goals
  • To develop a plan for sharing, coaching, and teaching grade level members to further equip them with the tools to further gain confidence as a student of math.

Materials Needed:  laptop, pencil, paper, calculator


Learning Plan

3:30 20 min Mini lesson on 3-Act Tasks from Kato
3:50 15 min Deep dive into either Graham’s 3-Act Tasks or
3-Act Tasks to find a task to teach

  • Work in small grade level bands
    • Early learners and Pre-K with Becky
    • K and 1st Grade
    • 2nd and 3rd Grade
    • 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade
4:05 10 min Debrief and sharing

  • Plan peer observations
  • Share the schedule back to Jill
  • Jill to send email to all Base Classrooms with heads-up
4:15 10 min Next steps and implementation with your team

  • Early learners and Pre-K with Jill
  • K and 1st Grade
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade
  • 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade
4:25 5 min Feedback

“I learned…, “I liked…,”I felt…”