

I Notice, I Wonder, I Can Think!
Monday, November 1, 2010
Suzanne Alejandre, The Math Forum @ Drexel
 Introduction
 Problem solving and critical thinking in our K12 classrooms.

 Sample: Eating Grapes
 scenario only  problem

 Learner and also Teacher
 What does it mean to "learn to learn"? What does it mean to teach "learning to learn"? How do you assess it? How do you know the differences?

 Group Work
 Boxes of Cereal: scenario only
 Cutting Corners: scenario only
 Fitting In: scenario only
 How Fast Is a Minute?: scenario only
 Math Club Field Trip: scenario only
 My Three Dogs: scenario only
 Riz's Route: scenario only
 Splash!: scenario only
 Tied in Knots: scenario only
 What's the Difference: scenario only
 Wheels R Us: scenario only

 Group Presentations

 Our Mathematics and/or Science Classrooms
 How can these ideas be applied to problems and/or activities we are already using in our K12 classrooms?

 Resources
 Making Effective Use of Math Forum Resources
Grades K2 and 35: http://mathforum.org/pd/tour.html
Grades 68 and 912: http://mathforum.org/pd/tour2.html

 Currently we are offering these (free) online Orientation Sessions:
Math Tools
Technology Problems of the Week (tPoWs)
Problems of the Week Membership  Getting Started

 Currently we are offering these (free) online Workshops:
 Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
http://mathforum.org/pd/algebraic/
 Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability
http://mathforum.org/pd/probability/

 More Information: Math Forum Professional Development Program: Learning Math Together
http://mathforum.org/pd/

 Contact Information
 Suzanne
