Math Stuff #13

Highlighting some Math Ideas and Strategies

PHIL DARO "ANSWER GETTING"

Phil Daro - Against "Answer-Getting"

FROM LEAD4WARD.COM

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2nd - 9 WEEKS (WEEK 9) - 3RD GRADE SKILLS BLOCK

* Multiplication Fact Fluency-each student is working on activities to support their individual goal


* Measurement- Introduce metric units of measurement cm, mm, m – See Bridges Supplemental Lessons in Eduphoria -See STAAR April 2013 Released test questions #15, 25, 35

2nd - 9 WEEKS (WEEK 9) - 4TH GRADE SKILLS BLOCK

* Multiplication Fact Fluency-each student is working on activities to support their individual goal


* Investigation Unit 4 Session 1.2: Measurement Tools – Make sure to do the discussion titled “Estimate or Exact?”


* Perimeter Problems Lesson – See Eduphoria

4TH GRADE MATH TRAINING

Thursday, Jan. 15th, 8am

HAFLEY DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Laptops

Next 9 weeks Scope & Sequence if they are not comfortable just looking at it online

Unit 6 Investigations Guide

Their High, Medium, and Low sample of the Unit Assessment (Unit 6, Session 3.3)

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A lot of students are not too sure that math is part of their daily lives. Many don’t believe that math really matters. This contest is going to change that.

Through the rest of January, we will provide examples of how math is all around you. We want to inspire you to see the world in a mathematical way. To get you thinking, check out the examples of math in art, technology, food, nature, sports and fashion on your student page. How to win the contest? Submit examples of how you encounter math every day and why that’s important!

All submissions must be received by midnight, January 31. Winners will be announced the week of February 9.

What You Need to Know

Entry categories and prizes...

  • Winners: 1 Classroom and 3 Individuals Student Prizes
  • Classroom Prize: $100 Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, Domino’s, Subway or Wal-Mart gift card
  • Individual Student Prize: $50 Amazon gift card.

How to enter...

· Submit a digital photo or drawing with a 150-word (minimum) essay that details how math is part of your everyday world and why that’s important. Save the description in Microsoft Word format, please.

· Please include the following details with the submission:Though we encourage individual students to enter, only teachers may submit work on behalf of their classrooms or individual students. Teachers may submit unlimited numbers of individual student work but only one per student.

    • Student Name
    • Student Grade Level
    • Teacher Name
    • Class Name
    • School Name
    • District Name

· Teachers many only submit one classroom writing per classroom.

· Submission should be emailed to motivation@thinkthroughmath.com. All submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m., January 31, 2015.

· To be eligible, you must be a current enrolled and active student/teacher in the TTM program

How will submissions be judged?
Math Every Day submissions will be evaluated and scored based on the following criteria. Please consider these criteria carefully as you create your entry.

40% - Relevance of example to everyday life
30% - Quality of written narrative description
30% - Creativity / originality of the submission

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Don't Leave Out the Math - Phil Daro

2nd - 9 WEEKS (WEEK 9)- 5TH GRADE SKILLS BLOCK

* Multiplication/Division Fact Fluency-each student is working on activities to support their individual goal


* Support Activity #33: Fraction Decimal, Dollar - See Eduphoria-Fact Fluency Tab – 5th Grade Fluency pg 295


* Repeat Support Activity # 28: Fraction Bingo from last week or Wipe Out Game from Week 5


* Simplify & Compare – See Eduphoria – 2nd Nine Weeks – Skills Block Tab for this document

DEBRIEFING VIDEOS ABOUT KR ASSESSMENTS FROM ANOTHER DISTRICT

KR BOY Kindergarten Debrief-Counting Objects
KR BOY First Grade Debrief-Number Arrangements
KR BOY Second Grade Debrief- Grouping Tens

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