Make Math Moments 3-Part Framework
The Make Math Moments 3-Part Framework helps teachers like you use custom math activities so you can spark student curiosity, fuel sense making in kids, and ignite your teaching moves. We teach you how to utilize our framework for math activities and tasks so you can make math moments in your classroom.
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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.
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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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Explore our problem based tasks that range from grades 3-10
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Create memorable math moments daily with access to curiosity rich tasks, in-depth PD video trainings, and a system for making these moments a reality. Join the Making Math Moments Academy now. Your first 30 days are for free.
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.
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