Mathematics Leadership Community Matamata. Principals and Lead Teachers Term 3 2013. Honor Ronowiczhonorr@waikato.ac.nz. Games. Star to Mars More than less than Bingo. Reflection. Share: Moderation and using rich tasks to help . Parent evenings What else is on top? Mid year data
Mathematics Leadership CommunityMatamata
Principals and Lead Teachers
Term 3 2013
What else is on top?
Mid year data
evidence for OTJ’s
From BES Mathematics/Pangarau(2007)
Tasks that require students to engage in complex and non-algorithmic thinking promote exploration of connections across math's concepts
Tasks which are open ended rather than procedural provide students with something they need to think about, not simply are disguised way of practicing already demonstrated algorithms.
Jens fish tank
Illustrations from nzmaths
Start with the answer
Write 2 word problems to go with this?
Does the question of your word problems promote the strategy we are practicing?
If not do you need to change it?
Try it on a friend?
Open ended Maths activities.
Value of a word
If A=1 B=2 C=3 etc
What are some words which are worth between 35 and 40 ?
The children in our family are aged 3,8,9,10 and 15. what is their average age?
There are 5 children in our family, their average age is 9. How old might the children be?