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Topic: Will Richardson Why Schools and Algebra 1
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Richard Strausz

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Re: Will Richardson Why Schools and Algebra 1
Posted: Aug 31, 2013 9:00 AM
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By coincidence, this week's 'Math Forum Internet News' had two items that relate directly to your question. Here is an excerpt with links:

Videos of Doing and Teaching Math

http://mathforum.org/blogs/max/
videos-of-doing-and-teaching-math/

Max recently added to his growing annotated compilation of videos that "deepen inquiry into teaching math, and student inquiry into learning math."

Math education highlight reels include:

children inventing methods for doing double-digit arithmetic
a kid "thinking SO HARD about making change"
illustrations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mathematical Practices
podcasting combined with virtual manipulatives as a form of one-on-one assessment
Suzanne, the Forum's Director of Professional Development, problem-solving with middle-school students in Philadelphia

Want to talk about videos that feature math teachers and students? Have a comment for our Professional Collaboration Facilitator? Post them on Max's blog.

His first book is in press now. Published by Heinemann, Powerful Problem Solving: Activities for Sense-Making with the Mathematical Practices hits shelves next month. Check out some of the early reviews:

http://mathforum.org/math_talk_landing_book.html
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Now taking place: math education conversation of the day

"High school students are the shyest noticers and wonderers, and have a harder time suspending their disbelief than, say, third graders. Here are some tips for noticing and wondering with high school students...."
- Max, posted to his blog
http://mathforum.org/blogs/max/
noticing-and-wondering-in-high-school/
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Webinar on Common Core Math

http://mathlanding.org/content/
free-webinars-learn-effective-strategies-
nrich-your-math-classroom-technology

Want to see where mobile learning meets the CCSS? and create authentic real-world activities that teach math? Register for the free online seminar "Mobilize Mathematics: Mobile Learning Meets the Common Core."

Taking place Thursday, 12 September, this webinar continues a series run by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Mathlanding project of Maryland Public Television (MPT).

For more expert-led webinars from ISTE, check out

http://mathlanding.org/linkupandlearn/webinar
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Richard



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