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