"1. The drafted prototype you developed for your ThinkingPartner, making sure to include the Needs Statement. Give some more thought to that prototype you shared with your ThinkingPartner...how could you refine it?
I refined the need statement…"
I too would like to use the game to aid in mathematical reasoning. I would like to institute a "Reasoning Day" in math where for one day a week we focus on one problem which requires students to think, discuss, and reason to find…"
"1. Share the needs statement that your ThinkingPartner developed for you.
Sarah wrote for me, "Mitzy needs a way to find time to communicate with the ELL teacher to understand scores & needs of her students so she can adjust her…"
I too thought back to specific students that struggled so much and I had no idea how to best support them. I think that that's part of the problem with our math (nationwide) problem. Elementary teachers aren't trained in depth in…"
I agree that it would be helpful to have some more ideas of what to do with students who struggle with mult. and division. In the upper grades it becomes difficult to fill all of the gaps with the time we have and to even know where to…"
"1. I noticed that Ron and Ralph kept summarizing the key points and were mindful of making sure all of us understood what was to happen, what did happen, and where we would go next. These are important things to do within our classrooms to make sure…"