Math Coach Blog
Learning and Loving Math Together at Claypit Hill
A little bit about me...
I will maintain a website that will eventually be linked to the school's site. For now, if you'd like to learn more about me, you can visit my page @ www.mrsbrigham.org.
As we move through the year, you can look forward to me working with teams of teachers in PLCs, modeling lessons, co-planning and co-teaching lessons, observing lessons for non-evaluative feedback only, and facilitating math coaching cycles. Our little math team, comprised of three coaches (Elah Lazin is full time at Loker and Emily Shaw, also a new coach to Wayland, is full time at Happy Hollow) and an interventionist (Michael Rosenblum, who will work full time at Claypit Hill, too) will work hard to ensure that you are well supported as you continue to deliver truly high quality mathematics instruction to all of Wayland's students. We will be learning alongside you and we'll always appreciate your feedback.
Can we log all students into STMath in just ten days?
My first micro-goal of the year is to get all of Claypit Hill's students logged into STMath. Ideally, this will happen within the first ten days of school. We should be able to accomplish the login and set the stage for your students to begin work in STMath in 20-30 minutes. Please sign up for a block of time HERE if you're interested in having me come into your class to get your students started. It is okay to sign up for a block outside of your typical math block, if that works best for you at this time.
I know that STMath is not new to you so if you'd prefer to get started without me, go right ahead! I'll look forward to solving puzzles with your students at some time in the very near future.
Jo Boaler's Week of Inspirational Math
I've highlighted a favorite at each grade level that you might consider trying with your class. I'd be happy to come in to teach a lesson, co-teach a lesson, or simply lend a hand while you launch one of these lessons. Please reach out to me if you're interested in having me in!
Kindergarten Which is More?
First Grade Game of Totals
Second Grade Flexible Number Trains (I have Cuisenaire Rods if you need them)
Third Grade I Spy 1/2
Fourth Grade Consecutive Numbers
Fifth Grade Pascal's Triangle
Our New Math Lab
I really do look forward to meeting with teachers and teams of teachers in our new space. I can't wait to get started.
Perhaps you've not made it down to the math lab yet...here is a sneak peak of the makeover. Come and visit soon!