Teaching Math
Jan. 8
What experiences with math stand out in your memory?
Golf course project
Architecture project
Math 218
How have those experiences shaped your perceptions of and attitudes toward math?
Mr. Moore helped me appreciate real-world applicat
MTED 2200 Final Exam Review
Addition and Subtraction
Problem types
o
Join
Result unknown
(x + y = ?)
Change unknown
(x + ? = z)
Start unknown (? + y = z)
Separate
Result unknown
(x y = ?)
Change unknown
(x ? = z)
Start unknown (? y = z)
Part-part-whole
it
Teaching Math
Feb. 19
5 practices model of orchestrating a discussion:
Anticipating
Monitoring
Selecting
Sequencing
Connecting
Advancing questions further discussion with students by leading them along a beneficial path
Keep track of which strategies are
Teaching Math
Feb. 5
Thompsons most useful strategies for addition and subtraction 0-20:
o
124
o (8+2)+4
o
(122)2
o 10+4
o
102
o 14
Bridging through 10
o 8+6
o
8
Partitioning/splitting
o 11
o 1 and 10
o 2 and 9
o 3 and 8
o 4 and 7
o 5 and 6
Compensation
o
Teaching Math
Apr. 16
Fractions overview:
Fractions are a way of writing numbers in the form of a/b where b is not 0
The value of any fraction is determined by the multiplicative relationship between the
numerator and the denominator
Thinking of a fractio
Teaching Math
Feb. 26
Use textbooks as a basis for lesson progression, not as the main instructional tool
Big ideas:
Establish understanding of the attribute to be measured
Provide opportunities for experience and understanding before formulas are introdu
Teaching Math
Mar. 19
Problem string for complementary addition:
23 20
32 28
45 36
52 35
84 47
The distributive property and landmarks, more or less:
10 x 13
11 x 13
9 x 13
20 x 13
22 x 13
18 x 13
Extension: 29 x 13
The distributive property over addition
Teaching Math
Mar. 26
Multiplication and division problem types:
Multiplication
o Dont know the product
o Example Peter has 6 bags of peaches. There are 3 peaches in each bag. How
many peaches does Peter have?
o Direct modeling form 6 groups of 3
Measurem
Teaching Math
Jan. 22
Recommendations for math teachers:
Use multimedia
Encourage student intuition
Ask the shortest question you can
Let students build the problem
Be less helpful
Quality tasks:
Encourage reflection
Encourage communication
Allow students
Teaching Math
Apr. 9
Common Core Mathematical Practices:
1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Students can:
Explain problem to themselves
Make a plan to solve the problem
Persevere
Monitor their work
Ask, Does this make sense?
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