Overview
October 4
Part A
Part B  K3
Part B  412
Q & A
Problems of the Week
Ask Dr. Math
Teacher2Teacher

Powerful Problem Solving, Part B for 412
Friday, October 4
Gibraltar Area Schools
Suzanne Alejandre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 Sensemaking
 Why is it important?
Introduction moving from NCLB (teachercentered instruction) to CCSS (studentcentered instruction) and, in particular, helping students embrace the Mathematical Practices
 ThinkPairShare:
 What shifts do we see?
 What are we worried about?
 What are we confident in?
 Let's Do Math
 Eating Grapes

 Strategy for engaging students in rich math tasks
 I Notice, I Wonder™  scenarioonly experience

 How to help students connect to their own way of thinking, build their ideas and experiences, and develop confidence in problemsolving.
unsilence students' voices
training vs learning
students taking accountability for their own learning

 Common Core Implementation in Gibraltar Area Schools
 How does the CCSSM align with your mission statement?

 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

 Types of I Notice, I Wonder™ Activities
 Eating Grapes: What did you hear?
 [links to teacher resources]: Scenario  Problem  Packet  Rubric

 Sports Weighin: What do you see?
 [links to teacher resources]: Scenario  Problem  Packet  Rubric

 A Quilt Made of Squares: What do you notice in the diagram?
 [links to teacher resources]: Scenario  Problem  Packet  Rubric

 Four Playful Mathematicians: What do you notice as you read?
 [links to teacher resources]: Scenario  Problem  Solutions and Commentary

 Responses to questions generated during Part A session

 Additional Activities (also linked within ChapterbyChapter Resources of our Powerful Problem Solving book companion website)

 What's the Same? What's Different? [PDF]
 Getting Unstuck [PDF]
 I Don't Know If I'm Right [PDF]
 I Don't Know What to Do [PDF]
 Testing 1, 2, 3, 4 [PDF]
 What Has To Be Organized [PDF]
 Must, Can't, Might [PDF]
 Brainstorming Representations [PDF]

 Break My Rule [PDF]
 Categories [PDF]
 Choosing a Strategy [PDF]
 ElbowtoElbow Revisions [PDF]
 FacetoFace Revisions [PDF]
 Extreme Write It Out (I DoWeDoYou Do format) [PDF]
 Noticing for Guess, Calculate, and Check (Guided Small Groups) [PDF]
 Paraphrasing (In Your Own Words)[PDF]
 PoW IQ [PDF]
 Representation Reflection [PDF]
 Wonderama Questions[PDF]
