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  1. 1. School Grade(s) Teaching NameTheme Favourite Song Math Symbol
  2. 2. WELCOME TO THE MATHBLOGOSPHERE Frank Hurt Secondary School Surrey, BC ∙ February 8, 2013
  3. 3. HELLOmy name is
  4. 4. CHRIS HUNTER K-12 Numeracy Helping
  5. 5. Shape of the Day Lesson Ideas Teaching StrategiesConversations about Math Ed Getting Started (“Lurking 101”) Explore & Share
  6. 6. GROUP TASKAll of us…Some of us…None of us…Create a Venn diagramthat reflects your group.Off-beat or novel ideasare encouraged!
  7. 7. People who teach Foundations of Math 12… Sorting Set(s) Nate Banting
  8. 8. If I have seen further itis by standing on theshoulders of giants.
  9. 9. How many styrofoam cups would you have to stack to reachthe top of the doorway?
  10. 10. Linear Fun #2: Stacking CupsDan Meyer
  11. 11. DAN MEYER Keynote SpeakerNorthwest Math Conference TED TalkMath class needs a makeover Blog dy/dan
  12. 12. Absolute Value Both Rigorous and in ContextKate Nowak
  13. 13. Estimation 180 Andrew Stadel
  14. 14. A chair is made of 1 large and 2 small pieces.A table is made of 2 large and 2 small pieces.You have 11 large and 14 small pieces.The profit for a table is $16. The profit for a chair is $10.How many table and chairs should you make to maximize profit?
  15. 15. Follow Up on Friday BubblesFawn NguyenLEGO Pieces and RegionFawn Nguyen
  16. 16. Barbie BungeeFawn Nguyen action fromJulie Reulbach
  17. 17. also from Fawn:
  18. 18. It’s Pictionary, but with math!Integer-naryTimon Piccini
  19. 19. I really want students to understand the modelsthat they are applying to these problems.I feel that drawing it out is way harder forstudents than "doing it" as they seem to thinkmemorizing mnemonics is true math. It getsstudents thinking laterally about mathematics,and translating something concrete intosomething abstract.
  20. 20. Matching:Interpreting Distance-Time Graphs
  21. 21. Seven (Sneaky) Activities toGet Your Students TalkingMathematicallyGeoff Krall
  22. 22. So we all know it’s importance. We allunderstand that students learn more when theydo it. The problem is how to facilitate it.“It” is getting students to talk mathematically.As a teacher, you can’t really say “ok kiddos,work on this thing together and I WANT TOHEAR THAT MATH TALK.” Well, maybe youcan, but I’m not able to. I have to be moreinsidious, more conniving, more sneaky to getmy students using mathematical vocabulary andverbalizing mathematical arguments.
  23. 23. More than a …a virtual facultyvirtual file cabinet… lounge BTW, check out Andrew Stadel’s File Cabinet 3 Act Lesson
  24. 24. “Creating a Culture of Questions” David Cox Questions?“The Struggle for Productive Struggle” Geoff Krall emergent math “Riled Up: Stop Grading Homework, Please” Shawn Cornally ThinkThankThunk“What to Do with All the Technologies” Kate Nowak f(t)
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  26. 26. welcome to the mathtwitterblogosphere
  27. 27. Get a blog already, okay?
  28. 28. Thank-you!