Math Workshop Chapter 10

Posted on November 30, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: |


Math Workshop Chapter 10: Action Planning

 

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Dr. Nicki

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Math Workshop Chapter 9

Posted on November 19, 2015. Filed under: Assessment | Tags: , |


Math Workshop Chapter 9: Assessment

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Math Workshop

Posted on November 17, 2015. Filed under: Classroom environment | Tags: , , |


Here is Chapter 8!

 

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Math Workshop: A Quick Guide

Posted on March 25, 2014. Filed under: Classroom environment, Elementary math, Guided math, Math Centers, Math Workstations | Tags: |


Here is a great link for seeing what it looks like and examples of doing Math Workshop!

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Dr. Nicki

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Guided Math Videos: Part 2

Posted on March 14, 2013. Filed under: Classroom environment, Common Core, Digital Learners, Math Centers | Tags: , , , , , |


Here is a very interesting guided math video.  Look at the student desks and the guided math group table! Wow!  These are really great!  I haven’t seen these before.

Also, notice the variety of ways this teacher uses technology. You don’t have to use the programs he names, there are plenty of free programs.  The idea of using technology for math workshop in all of these different ways is fascinating and shows how engaged and targeted digital workstation practice can be.

 

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Dr. Nicki

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Math Workshop Routines-Counting Around the Room: Part I

Posted on September 26, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Common Core, Elementary math, Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , |


To begin math workshop you might do a series of energizers and daily routines that build skills throughout the school year.  One of my favorite daily routines is Counting Around the Room.  Counting around the room can be really fun and works in all grade levels.  The count differs according to the grade level.  In the primary grades you are counting by 1’s, 2’s 5’s and 10’s.  In the upper elementary grades you are counting by multiples, fractions, decimals and percents.

Remember that the FOCUS is on the relationships of the numbers!

So for example, count around the room by 5’s and then by 10’s.  Ask the students to talk about what they noticed.  Have the students count by 2’s and then ask them where they think they will land if they count by 4’s given the relationship between those two numbers.  Have the students count by 1’s and then ask them where they think they will land if they count by halves.

Here are a few questions to consider about this routine:

1. What are your scaffolds, so everyone has a way into the activity and can experience success?

2. Is your numberline out, visible and accessible?

3.  Does everyone have their own numberline?

4.  Is your numbergrid out, visible and accessible?

5.  What other models and tools might the students use to access the count?

More tomorrow on counting around the room!

Resources:

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Math Solutions 

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Dr. Nicki

 

 

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Math Workshop: Get Started

Posted on September 24, 2012. Filed under: Common Core, During the Guided Math Lesson, Guided math, Math Centers | Tags: , , , , , , |


Get started with some of these great ideas:

http://www.mrscowan.com/mathworkshop.htm

http://atomicmath.org/Get%20Connected%20Math%20Workshop%202011.pdf

http://www.schultzcenter.org/pdf/mathmodel.pdf

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2010/05/math-workshop

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More Math Workshop Resources!

Posted on August 12, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Classroom environment, Common Core | Tags: , , , , , , , , |


Here is a good livebinder with some great links!

Here is another one!

*Be sure to see the Pinterest Math Workshop Board!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Math Workshop: Getting Started

Posted on August 7, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Classroom environment, Common Core, Elementary math | Tags: , , , , , |


Math Workshop is a great structure for teaching math!  Get started with some of these great ideas:

http://www.mrscowan.com/mathworkshop.htm

http://atomicmath.org/Get%20Connected%20Math%20Workshop%202011.pdf

http://www.schultzcenter.org/pdf/mathmodel.pdf

http://investigations.terc.edu/curriculum_clrm/MW/UsingMW.pdf

*Remember to check out the pinterest board!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Math Workshop! An Overview

Posted on August 6, 2012. Filed under: Classroom environment, Elementary math | Tags: , , , , , |


Math Workshop!

 

 

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