1st Grade Agenda & Goals • Update the Training & Implementa7on Plan • Iden7fy strategies for math learning diﬃcul7es • Explore 1st Grade content, pedagogy, and pacing in Math in Focus
Math Learning Diﬃcul7es 1. ESTIMATE how many of your students demonstrate each math learning diﬃculty 2. DISCUSS which learning diﬃcul7es do you see most oIen?
Strategies for Math Learning Diﬃcul7es ✭ the strategies that you associate with Singapore Math
Pedagogy: C-‐P-‐A Jerome Bruner’s research proved that instruc7onal strategies build understanding for students when they move from… • Concrete (manipula7ves) to • Pictorial (visual models or drawings) to • Abstract representa7ons (numbers, symbols)
Pedagogy: Rela7onal Understanding Richard Skemp’s research proved that for long term learning to occur rela(onal understanding is more successful than instrumental learning. Rela(onal Understanding Instrumental Understanding Conceptual Procedural WHY before HOW How One to One Correspondence Oral Coun7ng Quan77es and Values Wri7ng numbers, Spelling numbers Each piece RELATES to all others Isolated steps or steps without meaning Reading with understanding Phone7c or word calling
Pedagogy: Perceptual Variability Zoltan Diene’s research proved that children gain the most conceptual understanding when they are exposed to a concept through a variety of materials or experiences. Perceptual Variability ? z! ;! p! /! " q!
Reﬂec7ng On Pedagogy Select one strategy for addressing math learning diﬃcul7es. Discuss how it connects to Singapore Math Pedagogy… v Concrete-‐Pictorial-‐Abstract (Bruner) v Rela7onal Understanding (Skemp) v Mul7ple Representa7ons (Dienes)
Grade 1 Math in Focus Chap. 1: Numbers to 10 9 Days September Chap. 2: Number Bonds 6 Days September Chap. 3: Addi7on Facts to 10 9 Days October Chap. 4: Subtrac7on Facts to 10 9 Days October Chap. 5: Shapes and Pagerns 15 Days Nov. –Dec. Chap. 6: Ordinal Numbers 7 Days December Chap. 7: Numbers to 20 9 Days January Chap. 8: Addi7on and Subtrac7on Facts to 20 10 Days January Chap. 9: Length 7 Days February Chap. 10: Weight 6 Days February Chap. 11: Picture & Bar Graphs 5 Days February Chap. 12: Numbers to 40 7 Days March Chap. 13: Addi7on & Subtrac7on to 40 11 Days March (regrouping) Chap. 14: Mental Math 7 Days April Chap. 15: Calendar and Time 4 Days April Chap. 16: Numbers to 100 (Place Value) 9 Days April Chap. 17: Addi7on and Subtrac7on to 100 8 Days May Chap. 18: Mul7plica7on and Division 7 Days May Chap. 19: Money (to 100 cents) 8 Days May-‐June