08.24.16 FSLT Math Agenda #TrinityLearns

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 3:30
Location: Kristi Story’s Room (Sixth Grade hallway)
Kristi Story, Kerry Coote, Becky Holden

Vision for the school year


  • 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
  • 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.
  • To help teams facilitate and implement the instructional core of student, teacher, and mathematical content

Math Meeting Dates and Times for 2016-2017

  • Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 3:30pm
  • Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 3:00pm
  • Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 3:00pm
  • Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 3:00pm
  • Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 3:30pm
  • Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 3:00pm
  • Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 3:00pm
  • Monday, May 3rd, 2017 (Last Meeting) at 3:00pm

Today’s Learning Plan

3:30 10 min Welcome and overview of today’s meeting
3:40 15 min Number Talk (anticipated, notice and note) Kristi
3:55 10 min Formative Assessment Becky
4:15 10 min Growth Mindset Kerry
4:20 5 min Sharing the “Good Stuff” Jill
4:25 5 min Feedback – “I learned…, “I liked…,”I felt…

Materials Needed:  
laptop, pencil, paper, calculator

REMEMBER: #mathMondays #TrinityLearns




Children books that speak to a growth mindset

  • It’s Okay to Make Mistakes by Todd Parr
  • The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
  • Making a Splash by Carol E. Reiley
  • Thanks for the Feedback: I Think by Julia Cook
  • Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It by JoAnn Deck
  • The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett and Gary Rubinstein
  • What Do You Do With a Problem by Kobi Yamada

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