5 Simple Ways to Develop a Mathematical Growth Mind-set

Mr. Elementary Math has 5 great tips and a whole lot more in developing a mathematical growth mind-set.

TIP #1: USE THINK-ALOUDS TO MODEL HOW TO SOLVE PROBLEMS.

TIP #2: ASK QUESTIONS THAT PROMOTE A CHALLENGE.

TIP #3: ALLOW FOR OPPORTUNITIES WHEN STUDENTS WORK TOGETHER.

TIP #4: PROVIDE TIME FOR STUDENTS TO SHARE OUT HOW THEY SOLVED THE PROBLEM.

TIP #5: TAKE TIME TO REFLECT (INCLUDING ERRORS).

Allow time for students to share how they solved the problems.

Tip #4: Allow time for students to share how they solved the problems.

LINK: Visit Mr. Elementary Math and you will become excited to learn and implement the 5 simple ways to develop a Mathematical Growth Mind-set.

You Will Love: Engaging 2nd Graders in “Productive Struggle Number Talks”

Monique LaCour, “teacher extraordinaire” in Oakland, California shares this 7 minute video highlighting:

Talking math out loud with student whiteboards …… My mathematicians learn a million times more from each other …… Taking ownership — Gradual Release of Responsibility ….. Mistakes help us learn ….. Mistakes means you are trying new things ….. Productive struggles with the right tools …..

Click to Watch the video!

Number Talks at https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/subtraction-math-lesson-ousd

 

Be the Math Magic Teacher and Amaze Your Students

“I will tell you what number you wrote down that is between one and 30.    Pick a card……”

We all played type of game as kids but have forgotten how to do it.

Easy to step up, Easy to do; They will be astonished and you will the Math Magic Hero in your school.

They will want to do this themselves. But a good magician never tells …………….

Read all about here and add these Math Magic Cards to your tool chest.

Are You a Newbie to the Digital Classroom?

The transition from the old classroom with the second-hand computers gathering dust in the back to the Digital Classroom can be intimidating. Click here to read about Alycia and her students’ journey to their 1:1 Digital Classroom and on a shoe string budget.

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