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MAE 4310 Final Review Summer A 2009
Fractions Chapter 9 and 10
1. Be able to describe three types of categories for fraction models (i.e.,Area Models, Length
Models, Set Models) and provide examples of each type of model. What category or models
are most
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Week 6 article
It is important to be able to think about something and analyze something
individually. Individual thinking and learning has been a pillar of the educational
community for a very long time. I have noticed that most professors in college
act
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Learning Math and Loving it With Manipulatives and Games
By: Lisa Lee Posted: May 1, 2007
What are educational manipulatives? According to the article
manipulatives are objects that students can use, as a handson picture of the
concepts they are
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Suggested Grade Levels: Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade
Instructional Objectives/Outcomes:
The learner will compare fractions with unlike denominators using fraction pieces
and drawings. The learner will compare fractions with unlike denominators u
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Literature Connection
1. Who sank the boat by Pamela Allen
 First Fifth grade
2. If you give a pig a pancake by Laura Numerof
 Second grade  Geometry & Measurements
3. One Hundred Days (Plus One) by Margaret McNamara
 Kindergarten  Counting
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MAE 4310 SEC 05
Quiz # 3
Reflections on Chapter 9
2. Give examples of three categories of fraction models.
Sample of Fraction Models
Area Models 3/4
Measurement Models
Set Models
Whole = 12
3 of 12 is 9
4
Why are set models more difficult for younger chil
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Rojahnnah Arthur
Professor Natalie Paul
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Data Analysis Homework #!
Throughout my academic career, I have had many math classes from basic math in elementary
school, to analysis & function in high school, to college level trigonomet
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Maja Vjestica
P ID: 5607685
Homework #5
Describe the thinking a student can use to solve a problem such as 48/6. How would you as a teacher
help to facilitate this type of problem?
When a student sees this division algebraic problem that he needs to solve
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Maja Vjestica
Panther ID: 5607685
Homework 4
Consider these two statements: "Show how you got your answer" and "Explain why you think your
answer is correct." What types of expectations does each of these statements make of students?
The first statement S
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Maja Vjestica
Panther ID: 5607685
Journal Entry 1
The teacher has begun the math by separating students in 4 different groups. Since her 1 st grade class
had 20 students total, she made 4 groups of 5 students.
The first group was at the computer, doing th
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Maja Vjestica
Panther ID: 5607685
Homework 1
I generally like math as a subject and I never really had issues or difficulties with math throughout my
education. People would say I am a math person. I like it because it is very simple, it is logical and it
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PH ID: 5607685
Homework #2
In 1991, NCTM published Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics, which articulated a vision of
teaching mathematics based on the expectations that were described in the Curriculum and Evaluation
Standards w
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Week 10 Article Reflection
The article read was The State of Science Education: Subject Matter Without
Context. What I would like to share with my classmates is that the nature of science is
integral in the learning and understanding of science. My favori
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Week 9 article
This week we had an article by Dufour, about a professional learning
community. Professional learning community is the whole education aspect of our
government and society. There is a bureaucracy of education.
The first Big Idea mentioned b
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Gerardo Diaz
Week 3 Teacher Reflection
My second week as a learning assistant was more eventful than the first one. For
professor Rosenthal, we must attend a 1hour study hall in case any students have
questions or want to do HW with a guide to help them o
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Video 1 Time
Roosevelt Elementary in Wisconsin 1st grade class
Time how much seconds/minutes in an hour
o Hour hands
o Second hands (red and thinner) how much in a minute
Set the teacher started by asking the students what they have learned and know ab
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MAE 4310 Midterm Review Fall 2009
1. What are differences between procedural knowledge and conceptual knowledge? What are
examples of each?
Procedural knowledge is the understanding of the rules and procedures used in carrying out
mathematical process and
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Time How many Seconds in a minute
Roosevelt Elementary school
Exploring minutes and seconds
Showing times on clocks showing the hours and the
minutes
Set: The teacher asked the students what they had
been learning before about the clock.
They havent
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Part I
1. If Mr. Jones uses all 30 pints that he bought to set up his
super bowling game and follows the pattern in the passage, I
figure out the pattern first by trial and error. After reviewing
some of the other students method, I figure out a procedura
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Part I
1. In the contextual problem with the quilt, I believe that what Melissa
did with the quilt was correct. She started with a quilt that was 1 foot
by 1 foot. From the quilt, a customer wanted a quilt four times that
size; she would multiply 1 foot b
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MAE 4310 Sect. U01
HW #1: Chapters 1 4
Due date: 14 September 2009
HW #1
Chapter 1: #3, 5
3. Among the ideas in Mathematics Teaching Today, there are six shifts in the classroom
environment. The six shifts in the classroom are as followed:
Communities th
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MAE 4310 Sect. U01
HW #2: Chapters 9  12
Due date: 4 November 2009
HW #3
Chapter 9: #1, 5, 8
1. Solving a problem with direct modeling is the use of manipulative or drawings along with
counting to represent directly the meaning of an operation or story p
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HW #2: Chapters 5 8
Due date: 9 October 2009
HW #2
Chapter 5: #1. 4
1. A child must be able to do in order to count a set accurately by the development of at
least two separate skills. First, the child must be able to produce the standa
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Individual Analysis of Group Collaboration Name Cynthia Chang
Directions: Circle a rating from (1) Low to (4) High for each group member.
Member Name Dorin Rodriguez_
(1) Contributed ideas to group goal: 1
2
3
4
Explain: Contributed what activities should
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Learning Assistant Protocol
1. The LA used questions to really try to have the student understand. He tried
to explain the process of programming by using analogies and referring to
previous lessons.
2. Specific questions asked to bring out student ideas
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Week 4
The article this week was not as good as the last article I think, but it still is very
good. I think that the assessment of a students knowledge is critical to be able to
run a classroom. I constantly see people that come into class not really kno
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Week 8 article
The first line of the passage that really caught my attention was that A
sociocultural perspective on science education is skeptical and critical. As humans
we learn every day, We have individual ways of learning, as each person in a societ
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Gerardo Diaz
Week 3 Article Reflection
The article as of now has been my favorite article to read. It mentions a
couple points that really hit home for me. The first point that really made me reflect
on my own teaching style is that students are not blank
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Teacher reflection 9
This week was a tumultuous week for me in the classroom. Students are
definitely more comfortable with me now and actually want to come to my office
hours. I honestly wish I didnt have a class right after so I could stay longer. I see