Cluster Teacher Training

Welcome 3rd and 4th Grade Teachers!

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Differentiating in Math- December 4, 2012

8:30 Introductions: Share a Success


West Wing's Flexible Grouping Model- Shelly Schubert

Norterra Canyon's Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model- Kim Piranio

9:00 Revisit our "Golden Circle"

Consensogram Update: What percentage of the time are your gifted students engaged?

9:15 Reflections from NAGC: What do the CCSS mean for gifted students?

http://nagc.org/CommonCoreStateStandards.aspx

  1. Read and discuss
  2. At the bottom of the page, link to FAQs then click on "What are the approaches to use in differentiating the mathematics standards?"
  3. Consensus map: In your table groups, draw a map and answer the question in your section. Discuss individual answers and use to create a consensus answer in the center. Share out

10:00 Explore Resources

Let's Solve Some Problems!

Digging Dinosaurs

  • Start with Level A
  • After each level, discuss your strategies at your table
  • How can you use this activity with your class? Your grade level? Your school?

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30 Collaborative Planning

Plan how you will bring these resources back to your students.

  • Management tools
  • Scheduling it in

2:30 Share and Post

3:00 Feedback- Ticket out the Door

What would you like to focus on in our next session?

Post your comments below!