Sparking Curiosity with Productive Struggle & Technology

Ideas/Lessons/Resources

Institute Agenda

(heavily modified)!

Warm Ups

Formative Assessment & Technology

Estimation180 - Collection of 180+ visual estimates. Great for starting class, or starting a topic.         

Visual patterns - Collection of visual patterns. You are to determine the number of “items” in the 43rd step.         

Would You Rather - Collection of WYR tasks. Visual prompts.

http://wodb.ca - Which One Doesn’t Belong

SolveMeMobile - Visually solve equations

OpenMiddle - Challenging math problems worth solving

Knowledgehook Gameshow

Desmos & Teacher.desmos.com

Three Act & Problem Based Resources

Desmos

Desmos

Hands On Activities

Spiralling & Assessment

Barbie Bungee

Clothesline Math

Trashketball

Kyle’s Post on Gamifying Assessment

Spiralling a Math Course

Extra Resources (from the institute)

Books:

Nix the Trix

Mathematical Mindsets

Making Number Talks Matter

What’s Math Got To Do With It?

13 Rules that Expire

Videos:

Dr. Daniel Ansari's Supersession on The Best Way for Children to Learn Math: An evidence-based truce in the ongoing 'Math Wars'.

LINK

Selected Slides:

Day 1 - Hero’s Journey

Noah’s Arc

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