Mathematics PCK Workshop #1 Day 2. Ramallah, Palestine march 22 & 24, 2013. Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) McEneaney [Mac-Uh-Ninny] Dept. of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies UMass – Amherst firstname.lastname@example.org. A QUICK FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT! . Take a moment, please, and write….
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Ramallah, Palestine march 22 & 24, 2013
“mistakes” aren’t usually random.
Common misconceptions usually “make sense” to students in some way.
Our examples (“homework” from Friday)
A common misconception, and how we might guide students toward a better understanding.
WHY SO FEW *GREAT* PROBLEMS IN MATH CLASSROOMS?
Source: Gojak, L. 2011. What’s Your Math Problem!?! Huntington Beach, CA, USA: Shell Education.
Mr. Dan Meyer
7th grade teacher
But what do students often do??
Developing a plan!
Metacognition: Which are some favorite strategies FOR YOU? Which strategies do you use less often?
Let’s solve some problems!!