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Learn To Make Math Moments with Math Activities That:

EMPOWER RESILIENT PROBLEM SOLVERS

Wherever you are on your Math Moment Maker journey, we’re here to help.

SPARKING

Curiosity

FUELLING

Sense Making

IGNITING

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Learn How To Build Memorable Math Moments

Our free guides, and videos teach you the concepts, strategies, and teacher moves you need to Make Math Moments for yours students.

Free 4-Part Video Course

Just like you, we’re frustrated with how easily students in math class give up when solving unfamiliar problems. We want to help our students as much as we can, just like you do. Join Kyle & Jon in this 4-part video series to learn how to build resilient problem solvers.

Online Teaching

Plan lessons and math activities for online remote learning that apply the Make Math Moments 3-Part Framework to Spark Curiosity, Fuel Sense Making, and Ignite Teacher Moves.

Learn about the Make Math Moments That Matter 3-Part Framework for creating and running math activities and tasks so you can feel successful and confident in the math classroom.

Starting The School Year

The First Week of School is supposed to be exciting, fun, and a great way to build a positive classroom culture that will promote a productive disposition towards mathematics. Use our tips and suggested math activities to win on day 1.

See our catalogue of videos and posts on engagement, technology, problem based lessons, and building sense-making in your students.

TEACH

Spark Curiosity & Fuel Sense Making In Your Students

Use our proven problem based math activities, tasks and units of study to engage your students while at the same time deepen & repair their connection to mathematics.

Our problem based tasks and units are great for students in grades 3 through 10.

Fractions & Metric Units

Wooly Worms Race is a task where students will represent the distances travelled by each caterpillar using a concrete or visual model to order them from greatest to least. We have intentionally selected a linear context because we are hoping to emerge the bar model and eventually the number line as effective and efficient representations that can be used when working with fractions.

Equivalence & Algebraic Substitution

Shot Put is a task where students will have an opportunity to reason through an investigation sparked by an athlete throwing shot put. The tasks involve the evaluation of an equation through substitution and the solving of 2-step linear equations. Students will have the opportunity to apply models to reason; in particular, making use of the double number line.

Represent Categorical Data & Explore Mean

Scavenger Hunt is a task where students will explore estimation, relative thinking and the graphical representation of categorical data.

Partitive Division Resulting in a Fraction

Snack Time is a task where students will represent the partitioning of cheese slices in order to fair share them amongst the crackers without leaving any cheese leftover. At this point, students may not have a lot of experience dividing when the dividend is less than the divisor. This new experience will likely emerge practical tools for partitioning such as concrete materials, a bar model and/or a linear model.

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How do I teach tasks & cover the curriculum?

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Why mindfulness is needed in mathematics classes.

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How do I spark curiosity & fuel sense making with abstract concepts?

How can I engage students while teaching strictly online?

How can I manage giving feedback in a reasonable amount of time?

How parental mindset is key in a student’s progression of mathematics.

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12-Week Course

This 12-week online workshop will teach you how to use our 3-part framework for building easy to plan and fun to deliver lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from. You’ll learn: why the framework is necessary and experience lessons that were built on the framework; what makes lessons memorable and how to create more of them; how to harness the power of productive struggle to maximize student learning; and, how to effectively plan memorable lessons to ensure of their success in the classroom.

12-Week Course

If you’ve tried to implement engaging, fun lessons and activities only to find out that your students still had significant trouble accessing the math, then your students most likely missed key learning in the area of proportional reasoning.Proportional reasoning is the Concept that Holds Students Back from their success. Enroll in our Make Math Moments online course to supersize your math skills while building success in your students.

What’s The Difference Between The Make Math Moments Academy and our 12-week Courses?

Make Math Moments Inc. was founded by Kyle Pearce and Jon Orr to provide an opportunity for all mathematics educators around the world to become aware and able to access professional learning opportunities that will elevate their teaching practice and promote a more equitable learning experience for all students.

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