How do I teach math for understanding? "Teach the mathematician, not the problem"
How can I take what I have learned into student blogging?
Workshop Model -- I have to begin implementing! What are my first steps?
Three parts, crafting/mini lesson, composing/ work time/ conferring, reflecting
A "catch and release" process
1. MiniLesson / CraftingPutting doc cam on floor so we can share more closely?
2. Composing / Work Time
listening, conferring, sharing ideas, praise for good thinking.
what did you notice, a ha! from today?
sticky note, ticket out the door.
has your thinking solidified or changed?
Quote: "Teaching is a personal craft."
How do you build a community of learners?
--they need to know you care
--they need to have a voice
Discourse: What is it?
Learners making meaning of content through accountable, engaged conversation
Implement 3 step problem solving process (article)
Revisit Checkerboard Problem with students, have them create posters of their thinking. Affirm good thinking over correct problems.
Concept Mapping - science or geometry. Give a list of words, students create posters and hang up.
-get rid of groups
-rearrange front of room
-First plan? work on minilessons/ catch and release.