Ask Dr. Math® Problems of the Week Companion Website E.T. Richardson 9:30 - 11:20 a.m., Tuesday, November 8 E.T. Richardson Middle School     Suzanne Alejandre, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Learn how to implement a problem-solving technique that helps all students engage comfortably so that they are able to communicate their mathematical reasoning. It helps students who would race to finish the problem, slow down, while it helps the students who would give up immediately have something that hooks them in. Participants will leave with resources that keep students motivated, engaged, and communicating at higher levels of thinking. Introductions   Part I: Accounts   Part Ia: Starting PoWs Charlie's Gumballs [Problem #5027] Pizza Night [Problem #3539] Birthday Trip [Problem #3055] Count the Discount [Problem #2911] Feathers and Fur [Problem #421] Growing Worms [Problem #5143] So Many Salmon [Problem #3151] Counting Chicken Wings [Problem #4532] A Cranberry Craving [Problem #3284] Train Travel [Problem #4712]   Part II   Why "Noticing" and "Wondering" The Math Forum's Beginning to Problem Solve with "I Notice, I Wonder"™ strategy   Eating Grapes What did you hear? View in Problems of the Week Library: 4507 Measuring Melons What do you see? View in Problems of the Week Library: 5144 A Quilt Made of Squares What do you notice in the diagram? View in Problems of the Week Library: 3236 Four Playful Mathematicians What do you notice as you read? View in Problems of the Week Library: 2947   Additional Resources Notice and Wonder® [HTML]   Blog: Suzanne at the Math Forum [HTML]       Noticing and Wondering in Middle School       Listening to Yourself       Keeping Quiet       Who Gives Your Students Feedback?       Tips on Managing Mentoring       Feedback for 140+       Moving from Talking to Writing/dd>   Annie Fetter: Ever Wonder What They'd Notice? [Ignite! Talk] Max Ray: Why 2 > 4: A Proof by Induction [Ignite! Talk] Suzanne Alejandre: Unsilence Students' Voices [Ignite! Talk]   How to Start Problem Solving in Your Classroom PDF] Pre-Algebra Problem of the Week Scoring Rubric for Students [PDF]   Problem Solving-It Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering [PDF] Think You Don't Have Time to Use the PoWs? [PDF]