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Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
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Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
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Math Keynote2008
Math Keynote2008
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Math Keynote2008

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  • 1. Click Your Heels 3 Times! Using the Power of Storytelling to Bring Math Concepts Home • Tina Rohde and Colleen Shaskin • WonderWeavers - Storytellers • www.wonderweavers.com
  • 2. Math is Stories are more than more than numbers! words!
  • 3. From the beginning of time there was Story. . .
  • 4. Storytelling and Story Listening! • Builds relationships and creates community • Is interactive • Increases comprehension and prediction skills • Exercises imagination • Entertains • Increases language and reinforces math skills
  • 5. How we learn
  • 6. Neurons: Building Blocks of the Brain
  • 7. A Baby’s Brain • 100,000,000,000 neurons at birth • Each has about 10,000 dendrites (branches) • 1,000,000,000,000,000 possible configurations • 17% of the neurons are wired at birth
  • 8. A child’s journey into literacy
  • 9. What Children Need for Language Development • Enriched environment • Secure environment • Loving environment • Conversation • Exploration • Limited TV
  • 10. 600 words/ hour 1200 words/ hour 2100 words/ hour Our words make a positive difference in a child’s life!
  • 11. When asking questions allow Wait Time.
  • 12. Stories & Math are all around us!
  • 13. Standards of Math from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics • Thinking Math • Content Math • Problem Solving • Communications • Patterns and Relationships • Reasoning • Number Sense & Numeration • Connections • Geometry and Spatial Sense • Measurement • Fractions • Estimation • Statistics and Probability
  • 14. Thinking Math • Problem Solving • Communications • Reasoning • Connections Problem Solving is key in being able to do all other aspects of math. Storytelling and story play stimulate children to use all of the Thinking Math skills
  • 15. Content Math • Patterns and Relationships • Number Sense & Numeration • Geometry and Spatial Sense • Measurement • Fractions • Estimation • Statistics and Probability
  • 16. Patterns and Relationships Patterns are things that repeat. Relationships are things that are connected by some kind of reason.
  • 17. Number Sense & Numeration • Ability to think and work with numbers easily
  • 18. Geometry and Spatial Sense • Shape, Size, Space, Position, Direction and Movement
  • 19. Measurement • Length, Height, Weight, Time, How Big or Little
  • 20. Fractions • Parts of a whole
  • 21. Estimation • More than, Less than, and educated guess about size or amount How Many?
  • 22. Statistics and Probability Minutes/Day 70 •Using graphs and charts 60 •Statistics tells the stories about our 50 world 40 •Probabilities tell the likelihood of 30 something occurring 20 10 0 98th 80th 50th 20th percentile percentile percentile percentile Reading Outside School
  • 23. Putting it all together! Using a story across the math curriculum
  • 24. Use What You Know! • Playing with Math and Story
  • 25. Storytelling, Literacy and Math experiences lead to …
  • 26. Click your heals three times… • Make learning fun for you and for your students. • Hands on learning experiences work best. • The things we do each day shape children’s lives and build strong foundations for their future.

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