What does good teaching and learning in mathematics ?· What does good teaching and learning in mathematics…

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Whatdoesgoodteachingandlearninginmathematicslookandsoundlike?WithDr.ChrisSuurtammChatconsolidationoftheJanuary15,2015onlinesessionLobbyChat.SayhiandletusknowwhereyouarefromJaniceLewis:HellomynameisJaniceLewisIamaVicePrincipalatHodgsonSPSIwillhaveBradon,Trevor,PatriceMaryCatherineandAnthonyherewithmethismorningforthispresentation.ReikoFuentes:Goodmorning.IamReikoFuentesandIamtheVicePrincipalatBloorCollegiateInstituteintheTDSB.ChrisSuurtamm:GoodmorningeveryoneMarkMcMath:Goodmorningeveryone.IamfromWaterlooRDSB.CedarbraeP.S.K6.200students.@CedarbraePSDeanBurkeSNCDSB:GoodMorningeveryone!IamDeanBurke,VicePrincipalofOurLadyofFatimaCatholicSchoolinLonglac,OntarioLynneGreen:Goodmorning.I'mLynneGreen,listeninginfromElizabethZieglerPublicSchoolinWaterloo,Ont.I'maPrincipalwiththeWaterlooRegionDistrictSchoolBoardGregMcClelland:GoodMorningallfromDiscoveryPS,MapleOntario,YorkregiondistrictSchoolBoardLDCSB:GoodMorningfromLondonDistrictCatholicSchoolBoard!WehaveKarynBruneel(principal)SharonGillies(coordinator)&EmilyPeri(NumeracyFacilitator)JaniceLewis:GoodMorninglookingforwardtooursessionthismorning.JaniceHodgsonChrisSuurtamm:WelcomeallDianeBeck:Goodmorning!MikeandIarefromDougallPublicSchoolfromWindsor,OntarioGreaterEssexCountyDSB.MikeandLisa:MikeVlachopoulosandLisaWeekes,secondaryVicePrincipalswiththeYRDSBJohnLove:GoodmorningfromAjaxatLakesidePSMoniqueGoold:Goodmorning!WeareagroupfromGrandEriehereinBrantford.Lookingforwardtothesession.Thanks!YanaIoffe:GoodmorningfromBeverleyAcresinYorkRegion!Lorellie:GreetingsfromBlueWillowinWoodbridgeinYorkRegion!JCHill:Sge:nohfromJCHillSchoolatSixNationsoftheGrandRivermariehaddad:goodmorningfromCrestviewPSwiththeTDSBDanielPitre:Goodmorning.WeareagroupfromBGCDSB.Principals,teachersandfacilitatorsdavid.norquay:GoodMorningfromUnionvillePS,YorkRegionDistrictSchoolBoardDonnaFry:GoodmorningeveryonefrombalmyThunderBayChrisSuurtamm:Ohmy,ThunderBayandIwasthinkingitscoldinOttawa!sandrawalker:Sandra,KellyandKim,studentworkstudyteachersfromtheOCDSB,sayhiTriptaUberoi:TriptaUberoiTDSBOakwoodC.I.JaniceLewis:HiOakwoodfromyour7/8FOSpartnerTriptaUberoi:HiJaniceHowcanyouhelpteachersestablishmathgoalsforlearning?MarkMcMath:OnewaythatIhaveusedistosimplyasktheteacherwhatthelearninggoalwasforthelessonobservedAndreaPaetkau:Runadiagnosticfirsttoidentifytheproblemareasorgapsinlearning.Munns:workbackwardsfromthecurriculumtrytobuilduptothedeepestexpectationsJaniceLewis:BreakdownthelearninginsmallersstepsShannon:Ourschoolhasdonesomeworkaroundformativeassessmentgettingtoknowwherethestudentsareatbeforeestablishingthegoalsvs.goingrighttotheGradecurriculumandassumingstudentshavethepriorknowledgenecessarytomovetothenextstepintheirlearning.MikeandLisa:Reviewandfocusonoverallmathexpectation....notgetstuckonspecificsJCHill:EncouragecollaborationwithcolleaguesthroughdivisionalmeetingsMichelleKrellerJanke:considertheprocessexpectationsandlinkittocontentMartinTwiss:Allowthemtimeingradeordivisionalikegroupingstodevelopsomelearninggoalsfortheirnextunitsusingthecurriculum.david.norquay:UsingtheFosnotlandscapeoflearning,usethisasadiagnostictoestablishgoalsforindividualstudentsMikeandLisa:cocreatinggoalswithstudentsAudreyHensen:ExposuretootherteachingandlearningstrategiesNetworkingJCHill:MaketimeforteacherstovisitotherclassroomstoseehowlearningishappeningindifferentclassroomsJohnLove:HaveusedscopeandsequencedocumentstoassistwithplanningAudreyHensen:FeedbackandcoachingfromMathConsultantsJCHill:AllowteacherstoparticipateinwebinarsandotherPD(MISA,EDUGAINS)MichelleKrellerJanke:developingadeeperunderstandingofthemathconceptsandhowtheydevelopwitheducatorsWhatresourceshaveyoufoundtosupportteachersindevelopingrichtasks?Shannon:MarianSmall'sbooksMunns:makingmathmeaningful,allthesmalldavid.norquay:Fosnot,MarionSmall,JohndeWalle,DebbieDillerJCHill:PlentyonEDUGains,andMarianSmallliterature...wehavepurchasedtextsandprovidedinserviceAndreaPaetkau:Developingquestioningskillsthatgetkidstothinkmoreopenly.LDCSB2:JoBoalerlowfloorhighceilingJCHill:BooktalksandNumberTalks(Parish)Munns:Fosnotismoreopenrouted,butstillleavesitfairlyopenShannon:TeacherinquirygroupsarefocusingonmathandaccessingBoardCurriculumConsultantstohelpwithmath.GregMcClelland:resourceRealizingaVisionofTomorrow'sClassroomSecondRevisionAHandbookonRichLearningTasksdavid.norquay:RichtasksthatarebeingcataloguedfromteachersacrossthesystemDeanBurkeSNCDSB:TIPS4RMmaterials,GapClosingMaterialsAndreaPaetkau:MarianSmall'sEyesonMathandBigIdeasfromDr.SmallAudreyHensen:EnsuringteachersteachsubjectsthatlendthemselvestointegrationwithMathMartinTwiss:PayingAttentiontoFractionsK12MOEMichelleKrellerJanke:gatheravarietyoftaskstoanalyzewithcolleaguesAudreyHensen:"MaththatMatters"by:DavidStockerlinkingmathtosocialjusticeChooseahighlightedquestionanddiscussitspurposedavid.norquay:whydoesthismakesense?MikeandLisa:metacognition...explainyourthinking/processingJaniceLewis:whydidyoudothatmakesevidentthestudentthinking.StudentshavedifficultyarticulatingthinkingDeanBurkeSNCDSB:Ok,sowhydoesthatmakesense?"hugequestiontodoasstudentsoftenforgetabouttheimportantphaseofreflectingupontheirprocessandfinalresulttocheckforunderstandingwithinthecontextoftheproblem.Importantphaseofthinkingthatoftenismissedinproblemsolvingsituations.Lisa:"Whydoesthatmakesense?"encouragingstudenttoensurethattheirthinkingisreasonable&metacognitionTriptaUberoi:whatmadeyouthinkofunitrate?MichelleKrellerJanke:ensuresthatthestudentsaredoingthemathandthinkingsandrawalker:gettingatstudentthinkingandassessingwherestudentisatShannon:"Whatmadeyouthinkofunitrates?"gettingtotheirunderstandingofhowtheywouldmeasurewhatevertheywerelookingfor.JCHill:Whatmadeyouthinkofunitrateswasgettingthestudentstoclarifytheterminology...ooh,,youtookthewordsrightoutofourtypingLDCSB2:Whatmadeyouthinkofunitrates?WelikeditbecauseitdelvesintothestudentunderstandingofthewordrateandtheirplantosolveDeanBurkeSNCDSB:Ialsolikehowshesimplyrestatedwhattheytoldherinsimplertermsinanopenended,nonjudgementalform(basedonthewordsIcan'thearhervoiceorseeherbodylanguagewhenshesaidit).MichelleKrellerJanke:thequestionspromptmoreselfawarenessofthinkingAudreyHensen:Whydoesthismakesense?tryingtogetthemtoreflectaboutwhattheyhavebeenlearningandcommunicatetheirlearningMoniqueGoold:Whydoesthismakesense?allowsstudentstothinkabouttheirthinking...AndreaPaetkau:Whatdidyoufindout...?givesstudentsownershipoftheirthinkingandgetsthemtoconsidertheirchoices.Whatareyourexperiencesofworkingwithevidenceofstudentthinking?JaniceLewis:BanshoJCHill:UsingCapClosingdiagnosticsandconversingwithstudentsastheycompletethem.AndreaPaetkau:Diagnosticsandteacherstudentinterviewstoelicitstudentunderstanding.Munns:CILM,chanceforcollaborativecoteaching.oneteaches,othersgetachancetoobserveTriptaUberoi:PeerassessmentandgivefeedbackGregMcClelland:mathcongressMikeandLisa:useofmathjournalsJaniceLewis:ThinkaloudstrategiesieThinkPairshareJCHill:TeacherscollaboratingonsharedorcommonassessmentsandlookingatthestudentthinkingLisa:usingqualitativedata(conversations,visualrepresentationsetc)LDCSB2:CILM,SWSLDCSB2:coplanning&coteachingsessionssandrawalker:viewingvideoofstudentinteraction,lookingatandsortingexitcardsandcheckinslipstodetermineguidedgroupsandnextsteps,gallerywalksMartinTwiss:Havingstudentsrespondtoamathematicsproblemusingagraphic,showingallcalculationsandidentifyingwhatthecalculationsareinbriefwriting.Italsohelpstoaskthemtoexplaintheirthinking.JCHill:Smallgroupdialoguetohearwhatthestudentsarethinkingsandrawalker:observingstudenttostudentaccountabletalkDeanBurkeSNCDSB:Whensolvingproblems,studentsusedifferentcolouredmarkerstodocumenttheirthinking/processesandwhenteachermeetswiththemastheysolvetheproblem,thesethinkingsarediscussed,challenged,anddocumentedbytheteacherastheyengagewithstudents.GivesgreatermeaningtothepaperstudentsaresolvingproblemsonJaniceLewis:anchorchartsMichelleKrellerJanke:whencolleaguesmovefromthestudentwork,fostersasenseofcollaborationSNCDSB:CILMobservingstudentsasanoutsiderallowsyoutowritedownwhattheyaresaying.Comparingwhattheyputonpaperwithwhattheysayisimportantasanassessmentpiece.ToknowwheretogonextwiththosestudentsLDCSB2:JaniceLewis,canyoupleasetellusmoreaboutanchorchartsJCHill:UsetheCaribouMathcontestquestionsandhavestudentsvideotapetheirsolutiontoteachothersintheclassMarkMcMath:videoandaudiorecordsofthestudentchatsJaniceLewis:AnchorcanbeusedassamplesofstudentthinkingMichelleKrellerJanke:studentsreviewandhighlightdifferentwaysofthinking(e.g.,howwesolvedtheproblem)JaniceLewis:SothatstudentscanpostideasandrespondJCHill:StudentteachingandleadingamathgameforotherstudentsAudreyHensen:Usingtechnologytorecordthinkingsoparents&studentscanaccessthisinformationdavid.norquay:videoandaudiorecordingsJaniceLewis:Reanchorcharts>Ihavealsoseenpostitnotesusedasdescriptivefeedbackonastudentthinkingchart.Thiscreatedfeedbackanddiscussion.LDCSB2:thanksjaniceTriptaUberoi:studentsgivefeedbacktoeachotherusingpostitnotesPLCactivitiesinmathdavid.norquay:CollaborativeInquiryintoMathematicsLisa:focusonimprovingstudentengagementandconfidenceinmathbyfosteringagrowthmindsetMarkMcMath:CILMlimitedtoonedivisionperyearduetolimitedOTdaysgiventotheschoolJaniceLewis:TeachercollaborationMunns:Munns:wehavea.20MathCoachwhoworkswithteachersdirectly..strongfocusonMathTalks,alsohaveaninvolvedInstructionalProgramLeaderswhosupportsusonceaweekChrisSuurtamm:howwasthecollaborativeinquirystructured?whatwasthefocus?david.norquay:ComprehensiveMathStrategy....partneredwithtwootherschoolsandgroupsofteacherswhohavebeenidentifiedaspassionateaboutlearningaboutmathTriptaUberoi:TeacherscoplanlessonandobservestudentlearningineachothersclassChrisSuurtamm:whatdoestheteachercollaborationlooklike?MichelleKrellerJanke:MathPDforAdmin(5partseries)MarkMcMath:TheteachercollaborationissometimesleadbyaschoolconsultantandothertimesleadbytheschoolprincipalMichelleKrellerJanke:inidentifiedschools,adminareleadingCILMMartinTwiss:WehavedevelopedafocusedinterventionprogramatGrade3and6.Wedividethestudentsintosmallgroupswithanadult(Teacher,Principal,SERT,MathCoach,OFIPTutor)andworkintensivelyonEQAOtypeproblemsolvingbothinMathandLiteracy.Wefeelthisishavingapositiveeffect.LDCSB2:collectivecontentknowledgecolearningAndreaPaetkau:creatingarepertoireofstrategiestodemonstratenumbersense(numbersplitting,addingon,bridging,etc)toprovidestudentswithnumerousstrategiestoworkoutbasicoperations.AudreyHensen:MathWorkshopsforgradeteamsbasedoncurriculumfoundationsex..proportionalreasoning&patterning/algebra,linkingelementarytohighschool david.norquay:Inquiryincludedteacherswhoareinterestedinexploringmath...deepfocusonanaspectofmathbasedonsomedataMunns:NTIPprogramreallysupportmathinstructionalstrategiesfornewteachersDeanBurkeSNCDSB:We'vebeenlookingatconductingbaselinetasksfromreleasedEQAOactivitiesthatourstudentswereunsuccessfulattodiscoverwhat'sgoingon,whatneedsexist,andworkingtogethertobuildcapacityasastafftosupporttheseareasofneedforourstudentsthroughcoplanningandcoteachingJCHill:BookstudyonNumberMathTalksMunns:useofcloudtechnologytoshare&supportdavid.norquay:startedwitharticlesonmathcollaborativeandwhatitis...lookslike...soundslike...teacherdirected....LDCSB2:numbertalksAudreyHensen:MathChampionspulloutforstaffDeanBurkeSNCDSB:We'vealsobeenrollingoutNumberTalksasawholeschoolinphasesJCHill:DivisionalfocusonproblemsolvingstrategiesJaniceLewis:LDCSBWhatisanumbertalk?AudreyHensen:MathChampionshelpsteachersfocusonspecificstrategiesie.accountabletalkMarkMcMath:Examiningthedatageneratedfromonlinemathactivitiese.g.,DreamboxandIXLLDCSB2:SherryParrishresource,515minuteoralconversationwithstudentsfocussedonmentalmathstrategiesandvisiblethinkingLDCSB2:donedailyAudreyHensen:SWSTStudentWorksSTudyTeacherfocusingonbuildingamathcommunityinGrade3JCHill:PromotesharingofdifferentiatedmathassessmentDeanBurkeSNCDSB:NumberTalksare1015minutedailysessionsfocussedondevelopingmentalmathfluencyforK5.http://www.mathsolutions.com/documents/NumberTalks_SParrish.pdfLDCSB2:youcubed.orghasgreatsuggestionsregardingnumbertalksandfluencyMunns:theboardwritingisahugecomponentofnumbertalkstakespracticebyteacherMichelleKrellerJanke:DreamBoxforallgr.2students,allcongregatedclassesand10licensesperschoolforinterventionpurposesMarkMcMath:WhatareyourthoughtsaroundtheuseofonlineMathprogramssuchasIXL,"CoolMathGames"andDreamboxhttp://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mathsolutions.com%2Fdocuments%2FNumberTalks_SParrish.pdf&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFKcX32v9ZIEXcMRdW97oKDRqnRYghttp://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fyoucubed.org%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHG9ucLHUiqpsSjNXhyTllqqvH3nAMunns:dreamboxpushesmodels,whichmakesitmoreusefulthemodelsmatchtheonesweusevs."coolmathgames",whichareusuallydrill+killMarkMcMath:yes,Munns,weuseDreamboxhereandfoundithashelpedbothstudentsandteachersalike.tammymccormack:prodigymathtammymccormack:discussionfollowingmoderationofstudentworktammymccormack:reconsiderationofthequestionthatwasaskedifstudentresponsewasunexpectedConferenceChatGregMcClelland:howdowesupportteachersinmovingawayfromastrongdependanceonthetextsthatarebeingusedbecausetheyarereadilyavailable?DeanBurkeSNCDSB:TheGuidestoEffectiveInstructionK6,K3,and46seriesareallveryhelpfulwithalotofinstructionalstrategiesandlessons/activities.GregMcClelland:havingdifficultyfindinggreatmultistep,multistrandquestionsthatarereadilyavailable.FosnothashadsomegreatresourcesbutthereisnotalotavailablethatwehavefoundQuestions?Comments?GregMcClelland:Howdowecaptureeffectivelongrangeplanninginmath(tohelpusmoveawayfromteachingbyindividualstrand?)GregMcClelland:strandJCHill:Thankyou,nya:wehChrisMunns:isthatalwaysagoodidea?JaniceLewis:Thankyousomuchfortoday.MichelleKrellerJanke:ThankyouChris!LynneGreen:ThankyouDr.Suurtammandparticipantsforyourcontributionsandthoughts.Munns:it'sworking,justslowdavid.norquay:Thankyouforthissession...GregMcClelland:Thankyouforthelearning.MartinTwiss:ThankYouLDCSB2:Thanks!ReikoFuentes:Thankyouverymuchforagreatlearningexperience.Cheers.tammymccormack:thankyoufromourgroupinOttawaCarletonDSBChrisSuurtamm:Thankyouallforbeinggreatparticipants!AndreaPaetkau:Thankyoufortheopportunity!MoniqueGoold:Thankyouforthis!GroupinGrandErie....DonnaFry:Thanks!mariehaddad:thanksverymuchveryhelpfulandinformativeYanaIoffe:Thankseveryone!ChrisSuurtamm:Haveagreatday!AudreyHensen:Thankseveryoneforsharingyourthinkingthismorning!!

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