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Math Content Class - Bowen Kerins, Benjamin Sinwell, and Darryl Yong

The class Developing Mathematics is being led by Darryl Yong and Ben Sinwell. The focus of the class this year is "Applications of Algebra and Geometry to the Craft of Teaching."

Hand-outs [PDF format]
small green diamond Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5
small green diamond Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10
small green diamond Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15
small green diamond Day 1: dotpaper.pdf
small green diamond Day 4: mult-chart.pdf
small green diamond Day 7: isometric_dot_paper_movie.pdf
small green diamond Day 11: grid_of_circles.pdf and chart_of_numbers.pdf
small green diamond Day 12: grid_of_circles2.pdf and chart_of_numbers.pdf

Interactive Whiteboard Notes [PDF format]
small green diamond Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5
small green diamond Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 9 | Day 10
small green diamond Day 11 | Day 13 | Day 14

Notes Captured with Document Camera
small green diamond Day 1: Table 3
small green diamond Day 3: Karen | Rey
small green diamond Day 4: Cami | Darryl
small green diamond Day 9: Haley A | Haley B
small green diamond Day 10: Traci
small green diamond Day 11: Avery | Brian
small green diamond Day 12: Darryl | Dan | Dan2 | Dan3 | Haley | Haley2 | Ian | Mary Jo | Mary Jo2 | Shrinivasa | Traci | Traci2
small green diamond Day 13: Darryl
small green diamond Day 14: Table 8

Reflection on Practice Class - Nicole Bannister and Gail Burrill

Week 1: What is Teaching (Nicole)

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Reflection on Practice PCMI 2008 [view html version]

Hand-outs
Day 1
Group Observation Tool [MS Word] [PDF]
Math Smartnesses & Teaching Strengths Inventory [MS Word] [PDF]
Smart Strengths Debriefing Poster [MS Word] [PDF]
Secret Garden of Teacher Education [PDF]
Final Word Protocol [MS Word] [PDF]
Descriptive Observation HW [MS Word] [PDF]
Day 2
Group Reflection on "What is Teaching?" [MS Word] [PDF]
Group Reflection on Descriptive Observation [MS Word] [PDF]
Day 3
Border Problem Task [MS Word] [PDF]
Day 4
Lesson Plans for "To Timbuktu by Equation" [MS Word] [PDF]
To Timbuktu by Equation Task [MS Word] [PDF]
To Timbuktu by Equation Video Observation Tool [MS Word] PDF]
Day 4
The Inherent Interdependence Of Teachers [PDF]
Weekly Synthesis [MS Word] [PDF]

Notes Captured with Document Camera
Day 3: Nicole

Week 2 and 3 Designing Lessons (Gail)

Presentation Slides [view PowerPoint]
small green diamond Designing Lessons PCMI 2008 [view html version]

Hand-outs
Day 6: Task [MS Word] [PDF]

Interactive Whiteboard Notes [PDF format]
small green diamond Example of unorganized/ineffective record of classroom discussion

Days 7-10
Reflecting on Practice Guidelines: [MS Word] [PDF]
Report Forms from
    Tuesday [MS Word] [PDF]
    Wednesday [MS Word] [PDF]
    Thursday [MS Word] [PDF]
Guidelines for Submitting Lessons:
    Area [MS Word] [PDF]
    Similarity [MS Word] [PDF]
    Slope [MS Word] [PDF]
Days 11-12
Instructions for Teaching Episodes [MS Word] [PDF]
Days 13-14
Teaching Observation Focus: [MS Word] [PDF]
Day 15
Reflections from Reviewers [MS Word] [PDF]

Lesson Project Files
small green diamond Tables 1 through 12

Afternoon and Evening Activities
small green diamond Week 1: Hands on Math Evening Activity
small green diamond Tetrahedron Kites by Art Mabbott
small green diamond The Geometry of Piles of Salt Thinking Deeply About Simple Things by Troy Jones
small green diamond Modular Origami in the Secondary Geometry Classroom by Peg Cagle
small green diamond Origami Polyhedra by Art Mabbott
small green diamond Problem Solving Resources at The Math Forum by Suzanne & Peg


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