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EDUC 4274: P/J Mathematics. Week Two----Session 1. Week 1: September 9 – 13-- S 2 Session Overview …. Quick Review: Three points from last day’s number ACT(-ION-) ivity Interdisciplinary first look: Connecting math with literature Attendance (Just this time)

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Educ 4274 p j mathematics

EDUC 4274: P/J Mathematics

Week Two----Session 1


Week 1 september 9 13 s 2 session overview

Week 1: September 9 – 13-- S2Session Overview…

  • Quick Review:

    • Three points from last day’s number ACT(-ION-)ivity

  • Interdisciplinary first look:

    • Connecting math with literature

  • Attendance (Just this time)

  • Assignments-getting started

    • Assignment 1—activity and details

    • Thinking about group assignment 3

  • Time permitting: more interdisciplinary ideas--math and history

  • Next Class


P j math week 1 session 2 into the details

P/J Math Week 1 Session 2Into the Details…

  • Quick—Three things you recall about the Guess my number activity!

  • Let me tell you a story!

    • A Math Story first (Math Curse)

      • Then--In small groups discuss the use of literature (or, specifically MC) in a math class (3-5 minutes)

      • Share one group idea with the rest of us

    • A few samples of other books

    • My Resources website

    • Keep in mind assignment 2 (will discuss soon)


P j math week 2 class 1 into the details

P/J Math Week 2 Class 1Into the Details…

  • A Trip Back in Time: “Roped In”

  • “The rope”

    • Its characteristics

  • Volunteers

    • What triangle types can you make?

  • A practical history

  • A website of interest: http://nrich.maths.org/982


P j math week 1 session 2

P/J Math Week 1 Session 2

  • Attendance (just this once—correct names)

  • Assignments—Getting Started

    • Assignment 1

    • We’ll study the image on the next slide!

    • But first– gather up chart paper and marker

      • One for each table.

    • Okay—Here’s the Problem

      • (Ten minutes, maximum)

      • (Manipulatives, perhaps? – bins)


Central tendency problem pbl

Central Tendency Problem (PBL)

  • Nine students were given various amounts of M & M candy

  • Based on the statistical measures of central tendency given, determine how many M & M’s each person received

  • Is there more than one possible solution?

Lowest Number0

Highest Number 9

Mean4

Median4

Mode2


P j math week 1 session 21

P/J Math Week 1 Session 2

  • About the M & M’s problem:

    • Name 2 – 3 characteristics of the problem that stood out for you or members of your group.

  • The Marian Small text: chapter problems

  • The assignment:

    • Reviewing the details.


P j math week 1 session 22

P/J Math Week 1 Session 2

  • Thinking about, and preparing for assignment 3

    • Group assignment, involving class presentations

    • Topics and dates: random draw (think about it for next week)

  • Time Permitting: A hands-on History and Math investigation!

  • Next week: The Ontario math curriculum

    • Strands and processes

    • Please know where to locate the 1-8 curriculum document online!


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