10.18.17 Embolden Your Inner Mathematician: Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving #TrinityLearns

Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving.

Effective teaching of mathematics engages students in solving and discussing tasks that promote mathematical reasoning and problem solving and allow multiple entry points and varied solution strategies.

Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All

Slide deck

7:15 15 min Homework discussion, Q&A,
Problem of the Week
7:30 15 min Number talk and
birthday breakfast
7:45 45 min Numeracy through Literature –
Notice and Note

Those Darn Squirrels!

8:30 35 min

 

Designing for Learning

Read, select, and design:
Anticipate and connect

  • Read and discuss
  • Brainstorm important concepts
    and anticipate how learners will think
    and share using Post-it notes
  • Connect to essential learnings or skills
9:05 10 min Closure
9:15 End of session

Learning Progressions

  • I can demonstrate mathematical flexibility to show what I know more than one way.
  • I can show my work so that a reader understands without asking questions.

Homework:

  • Mathematize a read aloud
    • Select a book
    • Identify the math standard
    • Anticipate what learners will notice and wonder as well as how they will “do the math”
    • Implement your mathematized read aloud (if appropriate for this topic)
    • Bonus points if someone observes your read aloud and tweets
  • Read: Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving
    • What the Research Says: Implementing High Level Tasks (pp. 61-63)
    • Promoting Equity by Implementing tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving  (pp. 63-65)

Leinwand, Steve. Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All. Reston, VA.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2014. (p. 46) Print.

Gough, Jill, and Jennifer Wilson. “#LL2LU Learning Progressions: SMP.” Experiments in Learning by Doing or Easing the Hurry Syndrome. WordPress, 04 Aug. 2014. Web. 11 Mar. 2017.

Gough, Jill, and Kato Nims. “#LL2LU Learning Progressions.” Experiments in Learning by Doing or Colorful Learning. WordPress, 04 Aug. 2014. Web. 11 Mar. 2017.

Smith, Margaret Schwan., et al. Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades K-5. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2017.

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