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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

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## EDUC 4274: P/J Mathematics

Week Two----Session 1

### 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 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 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

• 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)

• 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 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 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!