Math with thinking maps

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  • 1. FOCUS:
  • 2. Math teacher Janie MacIntyre used her McAuliffefunds to see whether her success with ThinkingMaps could be replicated throughout Rocky Mount,NC. MacIntyre, who teaches low-performing eighth-graders, saw her students make the biggest gains inthe school.USA TODAY March 4, 2002Teachers Make the Utmost of McAuliffe FundsJANIE MACINTYRE2001 ALL-USA TEACHER FIRST TEAM
  • 3. Using teacher logs of their Thinking Map use andvideotapes of their teaching, MacIntyre foundthat the more the teachers used the maps, thebetter their students did on the EOGs. Overall,developmental growth for low-performingstudents quadrupled.USA TODAY March 4, 2002Teachers Make the Utmost of McAuliffe FundsJANIE MACINTYRE2001 ALL-USA TEACHER FIRST TEAM
  • 4. Quantifying what works is a big step inimproving the teaching profession andimproving instruction for all students, she says.In academia, If you dont document it, itdidnt happen.USA TODAY March 4, 2002Teachers Make the Utmost of McAuliffe FundsJANIE MACINTYRE2001 ALL-USA TEACHER FIRST TEAM
  • 5. Why westudyMath inSchool?Because its hard and we haveto learn hard things at school.We learn easy stuff at home likemanners.Because itsimportant. Its alaw from PresidentClinton and it saysso in the Bible onthe first page.Because whatwould you do withyour check fromwork when yougrow up?.Because italways comesafter Reading.Because you have to count ifyou want to be an astronaut.Like 10 . . . 9 . . . 8 . . . Blastoff!.K-3Students
  • 6. Why westudyMath inSchool?Because you couldnever find the rightpage.Becausewhen yougrow up youcouldnt tell ifyou are rich ornot.Because my teacher could getsued if we dont, thats what shesaid. Any subject we dont know -WHAM! She gets sued. And sheis already poor.K-3Students
  • 7. UnderstandingRelationshipsBridge MapDouble BubbleMapUnderstandingProcessesFlow MapMulti-flow MapUnderstandingConceptsCircle MapBrace MapBubble MapTree MapMATH AND THINKING MAPS
  • 8. 2. Which of these figures has a circle for one of its faces?A. coneB. pyramidC. cubeD. rectangular prismEOG GRADE 3
  • 9. 2. Which of the following sets of numbers is in orderfrom least to greatest?A. 651, 649, 621, 599B. 599, 621, 651, 649C. 599, 649, 621, 651D. 599, 621, 640, 651EOG GRADE 3
  • 10. Tree Map
  • 11. Algebra
  • 12. EXAMPLES FROMGEAR-UP SCHOOLSTEXAS
  • 13. EXAMPLES FROMGEAR-UP SCHOOLSTEXAS
  • 14. EXAMPLES FROMGEAR-UP SCHOOLSTEXAS

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