03.30.17 Mathematizing Children’s Literature #TrinityLearns

Math Committee Professional Development
Jill Gough (@jgough), Becky Holden (@bholden86), Marsha Harris (@marshamac74)

March 30, 2017 Morning Session: 
1/2 Kindergarten, 1/2 1st Grade, 1/2 2nd Grade, 1/2 3rd Grade

March 31, 2017 Morning Session:
1/2 Kindergarten, 1/2 1st Grade, 1/2 2nd Grade, 1/2 3rd Grade

Goals:

  • I can facilitate intentional tasks to improve numeracy and flexibility for all learners.
  • I can mathematize children’s literature to foster several of the Standards of Mathematical Practice.
    • I can make sense of tasks and persevere in solving them.

Learning Plan:

8:00 15 min Welcome and Intentions
8:15 60 min Numeracy through Literature – Notice and Note

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin’s Classroom Series)
by Margaret McNamara

9:15 60 min Designing for Learning (in vertical pairs)

  • Read and discuss
  • Brainstorm important concepts
  • Anticipate how learners will think and share
  • Connect to essential learnings or skills
  • Select presenter and get ready to monitor “students”
10:15 60 min Practice – Facilitate planned read aloud with others
in your base-team teachers serving as the learners.
11:15 10 min Next steps and challenge
11:30 Session ends with feedback, please

Resources:

Kindergarten and 1st Grade choices

2nd Grade and 3rd Grade choices

 

02.08.17 Mathematizing Children’s Literature #TrinityLearns

Math Committee Professional Development
Jill Gough, Marsha Harris, Becky Holden

February 8, 2017

  • Morning Session: Early Learners Leads, Pre-K Leads + 2 Assistants, 1/2 Kindergarten
  • Afternoon Session: Early Learners Assistants, Pre-K Assistants, 1/2 Kindergarten

Goals:

  • I can facilitate intentional tasks to improve numeracy and flexibility for all learners.
  • I can mathematize children’s literature to foster several of the Standards of Mathematical Practice.
    • I can make sense of tasks and persevere in solving them.

Learning Plan:

15 min Welcome and Intentions
45 min Numeracy through Literature – Notice and Note

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright

45 min Designing for Learning (in vertical teams)

Read, select, and design – anticipate and connect to concept cloud

  • Read and discuss
  • Brainstorm important concepts
  • Anticipate how learners will think and share
  • Connect to essential learnings or skills
  • Select presenter and get ready to monitor “students”
50 min Facilitate planned read aloud with others in
your base-team teachers serving as the learners

10 min Next steps and challenge
Session ends

01.13.17 Number Talks & Number Strings #TrinityLearns

Math Committee Professional Development
Jill Gough, Marsha Harris, Becky Holden

Friday, January 13

  • Morning Session: 2nd Grade Leads, 1/2 of 1st Grade
  • Afternoon Session: 2nd Grade Assistants, 1/2 of 1st Grade

Goals:

Learning Plan:

15 min Welcome – Intent and Purpose
45 min Strategies: Number Talks and Number Strings
45 min Minilessons for …

Read, select, and design – anticipate and connect to strategies

  • Read and discuss one number string
  • Brainstorm important strategies and Anticipate how learners will think and solve using Post-it notes
  • Connect to essential learnings or skills
  • Select presenter and get ready to monitor “students”
50 min Practice – Facilitate planned number string with other grade level teachers serving as the learners

  • 5th/6th Grade Number String
  • 4th Grade Number String
  • 3rd Grade Number String
10 min Next steps and challenge
Session ends

Resources:

Curriculum Support Materials:

1st Grade

2nd Grade

01.10.17 Number Talks & Number Strings #TrinityLearns

Math Committee Professional Development
Jill Gough, Marsha Harris, Becky Holden

Tuesday, January 10

  • Morning Session: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 1/2 4th Grade, 3rd Grade Leads
  • Afternoon Session: 1/2 4th Grade, 3rd Grade Assistants, Learning Team

Goals:

Learning Plan:

15 min Welcome – Intent and Purpose
45 min Strategies: Number Talks and Number Strings
45 min Minilessons for …

Read, select, and design – anticipate and connect to strategies

  • Read and discuss one number string
  • Brainstorm important strategies and Anticipate how learners will think and solve using Post-it notes
  • Connect to essential learnings or skills
  • Select presenter and get ready to monitor “students”
50 min Practice – Facilitate planned number string with other grade level teachers serving as the learners

  • 5th/6th Grade Number String
  • 4th Grade Number String
  • 3rd Grade Number String
10 min Next steps and challenge
Session ends

Resources:

Curriculum Support Materials:

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

6th Grade