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### PD Teaching Mathematics Effectively For Students of All Abilities

By Scott Repicky

Our Time Together Abilities

- Broken into 6 days
- 3 hours of PD/day
- Focus:
- Teaching Mathematics Effectively Through:
- Creativity
- Investigation
- Differentiation
- Inclusion

- Teaching Mathematics Effectively Through:

Day 1 Abilities

- Focus
- How do we include all students?
- What does differentiation mean?
- How do we encourage our students’ creativity?
- How do we become part of the “learning revolution?”
- How does the language we use affect our students?

- Videos
- Ken Robinson
- Aimee Mullins

Looking at Education and Creativity AbilitiesTed Talk Sir Ken Robinson

- http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html

Questions for Discussion Abilities

- How do we allow students to be creative in mathematics?
- In what ways in our classroom, can we prepare our students to be wrong in mathematics?
- How can we value the strengths of our students and encourage them?
- How can we incorporate the arts in mathematics?
- How can we allow students “to move to think” in our classrooms?
- Any other ideas from the video?

The Learning Revolution AbilitiesTED Talk Sir Ken Robinson

- http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution.html

Discussion with the Learning Revolution Abilities

- How do we go about finding and developing our students’ “natural resources” in mathematics?
- How do we disenthrall ourselves from past math practices to initiate new practices?
- How can we look at math in a non-linear way?
- In our mathematics program, how do we move away from the “fast food” mentality?
- How can we in mathematics feed our student’s passions?
- How do we create conditions under which our students can flourish in mathematics?
- How do we differentiate to help meet our students’ needs?
- How is inclusion of students an important part of the learning revolution?

The Opportunity For Adversity AbilitiesTED Talk Aimee Mullins

- http://www.ted.com/talks/aimee_mullins_the_opportunity_of_adversity.html

Discussion Questions Abilities

- How does our language affect our teaching?
- How do we empower our students?
- How can we empower our students specifically in mathematics?
- How do we help our students adapt to the challenges they will face?
- How can we celebrate the adversity our students face?
- How can we engage and support our students so they can share their gifts in mathematics?
- How do we keep from putting lids on our students’ abilities?
- How do we bring out the potential of every child in mathematics?

Review of Today Abilities

- In what ways, can you provide the students with opportunities to be creative with mathematics?
- How in your teaching of mathematics can you become a part of what Ken Robinson refers to as the “learning revolution?”
- How can you empower your students in their abilities in mathematics and not limit them?
- What questions do you have about today’s session?

Day 2 Abilities

- Focus:
- Inclusion and Collaboration

- Article: “Who Are Our Schools Really For?”
- Video: Sugata Mitra

Review Previous Session Abilities

- Answer any questions
- Any new thoughts

Inclusion Article: Who Are Our Schools Really For? Abilities

- Protocol: The Final Word
- Take 10 minutes to review the article
- Choose one idea or topic that stands out
- 1st team member shares topic or idea, but makes no other comments
- Round robin, each person comments on initial person’s reflection
- NO CROSS TALK!
- Initial person then has conversation return and they have the Final Word
- Repeat pattern all the way around the group

Collaboration: Having students work together Abilities

- Advantages For Students
- Rely on each other
- Explanation of how and why not just answer
- Creative
- Learn from one another’s strengths
- Challenge each other
- Learn team work

The Future of Education AbilitiesDr. Sugata Mitra

- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps8MwyJH8Zo

Implications? Abilities

- What implications does the video have for your own teaching?

Putting It Into Practice Abilities

- In teams of three, work together to find the answer:
- Are perimeter, area, and symmetry connected?
- Use any resources available
- Use other groups

Review of Today Abilities

- In what way can you use inclusion and collaboration to meet your students’ needs?
- What possible questions could you ask your students that they could investigate?

Day 3 Abilities

- Focus:
- Review last session- collaboration and inclusion
- Sharing of other ideas for students to collaborate on
- Begin looking at tiered assignments

- Video: Skiing and Mathematics
- Video: Tiered Assignments

Collaboration Follow-Up Activity Abilities

- Holes, Polar Bears, and Fish
- 15 minutes individually
- Discussion
- 15 minutes collaboratively
- Discussion collaboratively vs. individually

Tiered Assignments Abilities

- Comparing Math to Skiing
- http://www.viddler.com/explore/dsuarez/videos/2/7.241/

Tiered Assignments In Practice Abilities

- Video- VHS Instructional Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom: #3 Tiered Assignments

Reaction to the Video Abilities

- What did you like?
- What would you do differently?

Follow-Up Activity Abilities

- Design a lesson with tiers

Sharing Lesson Ideas Abilities

Reflection Abilities

- What did I learn today?
- What do I want to know more about?

Day 4 Abilities

- Focus:
- Applying Tiered Assignments
- Readiness Differences
- Math Is Not Linear

Tiered Activity - AbilitiesSuper Value Shapes

- Three groups
- Same activity
- Three different levels
- Results
- Reflection

Readiness Differences Abilities

- Tiered assignments support differences in student readiness
- Students progress at different levels
- What ways do we approach dealing with readiness differences in our classrooms?

Math is Not Linear Abilities

- http://prezi.com/aww2hjfyil0u/math-is-not-linear/

Reactions? Abilities

- How do we teach math in a non-linear way?
- Why would we want to teach this way?
- How would it be best for students of all abilities?

Putting It AbilitiesIn Action

- Think of some investigations or research some investigations you can do with your students that would combine different subjects of mathematics.

Reflection of Sessions 1-4 Abilities

- So far, what is your “AHA” moment?
- What do you want to know more about?
- What questions do you still have?

Day 5 Abilities

- Focus:
- Changing Education Paradigms
- Universal Design For Learning and Mathematics

- Video: Sir Ken Robinson
- Video: Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning

Changing the Education Paradigms Abilities

- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U&feature=player_embedded
- Sir Ken Robinson discusses changing the ways we teach to engage our students

Discussion Ideas Abilities

- How do we create an engaging, aesthetic experience for our students in mathematics?
- What did you think of his views on ADHD?
- How do we allow for divergent thinking in mathematics?

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Abilities

- Principles
- Equitable use
- Flexible
- Simple and intuitive
- Perceptible information
- Tolerance for error
- Low physical effort
- Size and space for approach and use

Video: Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning Abilities

- http://udlselfcheck.cast.org/window.php?src=videos

Implementing Universal Design For Learning Abilities

- Go to computer lab and visit this site:
- http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/udl/chalcycle.htm

Reflection Abilities

- What did you learn about UDL?
- What works with UDL?
- Do you see any problems with UDL?

Design a math lesson using UDL Abilities

- With a partner, follow the attached UDL lesson plan for your class.

Share lesson plans Abilities

- Share your lesson plans with the group
- Suggest any ideas for consideration in each lesson

Reflection Abilities

- Why would I want to use UDL?
- What questions do you still have about UDL?

Day 6 Abilities

- Final Day’s Focus:
- Math Needs a Makeover
- Homework
- Co-Teaching
- Review

- Video: Dan Meyers- Math Needs a Makeover

Dan Meyer- Math Needs a Makeover Abilities

- http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_meyer_math_curriculum_makeover.html

Putting It Into Practice Abilities

- In pairs, see if you can design an open-ended real world mathematics problem that the students could solve.
- How would you have the students go about solving the problem?

Sharing ideas Abilities

Homework Abilities

- Review homework article by Bambi Betts
- Why do we give homework?
- What do students get from it?
- Do we differentiate with our math homework?

Math Homework Abilities

- Should be:
- Engaging
- Authentic
- Inquiry based
- Investigative
- Differentiated

Design an engaging and authentic homework for math Abilities

- In pairs, create a sample piece of homework.
- We will share these when finished.

Co-Teaching Abilities

- One teach, one observe
- Station teaching
- Parallel teaching
- Alternative teaching
- Teaming
- One teach, one assist

Sharing Ideas of Co-Teaching Abilities

In what ways does this video reflect inclusion? Abilities

- http://nfb.tv/film/canada_vignettes_the_egg
- Discuss what meanings you found in the film.

Final Review Abilities

- Thank You!

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