11:00 - 12:00, Friday, April 27, 2012 Powerpoint from session: **Introductions****Let's Do Some Math!****Scenario Only**- View graphs
- What do you notice? What do you wonder?
**Java Applet**- Runner Simulation Tool from NCTM's Standards & Focal Points:
*5.2 Understanding Distance, Speed, and Time Relationships Using Simulation Software* **Present the Problem**- tPoW: Runners
**Let's Reflect**- How might we help students develop their Mathematical Practices? How might we:
- develop questioning techniques that use students' responses to help inform the next steps of classroom instruction?
- maximize each student's "talk time" by using pairs and groups and targeted tasks?
- make the most of student accountability by encouraging students to engage in viable arguments and discuss their reasoning with others?
Stories from the ClassroomQuick Overview of Other tPoWsBalloon Booths Resources - Problem Solving and Communication(free but require login) A set of pages designed to help you use tPoWs. On each page is a link to use to ask questions. VideosVideos to prompt problem solving and/or demonstrate Math Forum's strategies in classrooms.Suzanne's Classroom Videos Video Clip to Encourage Students' Math Talk: Charlie's Gumballs Video Clip to Encourage Students' Math Talk: Val's Values Max Ray: Why 2 > 4: A Proof by Induction Annie Fetter: Ever Wonder What They'd Notice? Steve Weimar: Why Did You Do That? Problem Solving Articles (PDF downloads)Articles that we have had published about problem solving with students.Problem Solving–It Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering Focus on Student Practice Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs BlogsThoughts, ideas, links, and opportunities to discuss developing students' problem solving and communication practices.Elementary Mathematical Practices Problems of the Week Blog (free scenarios posted weekly) Suzanne at the Math Forum The Max Ray Blog Orientation Sessions (free)Each self-paced, online, asynchronous session includes activities to help teachers learn about the different features of these Math Forum services: Math Tools, Technology PoWs, PoWshttp://mathforum.org/pd/#sessions/ Math Forum Resourcesfocused on Grades K-2 and 3-5 http://mathforum.org/pd/tour.html focused on Grades 6-8 and 9-12 http://mathforum.org/pd/tour2.html Contact Information |

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