Cluster Teacher Training
Welcome 5th and 6th Grade Teachers!
Differentiating in Math- December 14, 2012
8:30 Introductions: Share a Success
West Wing's Flexible Grouping Model- Shelly Schubert
Norterra Canyon's Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model- Kim Piranio, Robbie Rose, Michelle Walsh
9:00 Revisit our "Golden Circle"
9:15 Reflections from NAGC: What do the CCSS mean for gifted students?
- Read and discuss
- At the bottom of the page, link to FAQs then click on "What are the approaches to use in differentiating the mathematics standards?"
- 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
Number Talks- Let's Solve a Problem
(From 25 Real Life Math Investigations that will Astound Teachers and Students by Ed Zaccaro)
POM- Let's Solve another Problem
Digging Dinosaurs (Click on "Classroom Video Visits" on the top, then "Problem of the Month" on the left, then choose topic from the "Problem of the Month" box at left)
- 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?
12:30 Collaborative Planning
- Management tools
- Scheduling it in
3:00 Feedback- Ticket out the Door
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