CHRIS HUNTER K-12 Numeracy Helping Teacherhunter_c@surreyschools.ca
Shape of the Day Lesson Ideas Teaching StrategiesConversations about Math Ed Getting Started (“Lurking 101”) Explore & Share
GROUP TASKAll of us…Some of us…None of us…Create a Venn diagramthat reﬂects your group.Off-beat or novel ideasare encouraged!
People who teach Foundations of Math 12… Sorting Set(s) Nate Bantinghttp://musingmathematically.blogspot.com/
If I have seen further itis by standing on theshoulders of giants.
How many styrofoam cups would you have to stack to reachthe top of the doorway?
Linear Fun #2: Stacking CupsDan Meyerhttp://blog.mrmeyer.com/
DAN MEYER Keynote SpeakerNorthwest Math Conference TED TalkMath class needs a makeover Blog dy/dan
Absolute Value Both Rigorous and in ContextKate Nowakhttp://function-of-time.blogspot.com/
Estimation 180 Andrew Stadelhttp://www.estimation180.com/Text
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?
Follow Up on Friday BubblesFawn NguyenLEGO Pieces andhttp://fawnnguyen.com/Feasible RegionFawn Nguyenhttp://fawnnguyen.com/
It’s Pictionary, but with math!Integer-naryTimon Piccinihttp://mrpiccmath.weebly.com/
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.
Seven (Sneaky) Activities toGet Your Students TalkingMathematicallyGeoff Krallhttp://emergentmath.com/
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.
More than a …a virtual facultyvirtual ﬁle cabinet… lounge BTW, check out Andrew Stadel’s File Cabinet 3 Act Lesson http://mr-stadel.blogspot.com/
“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)