Week 3 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 2/21 Lesson planning Middle school mathematics 1. Reflect on Principles: which will be hard to implement, and which easy? Why? 2. Pick one of the video teachers that we have seen and outline what the teacher does to promote each of the five process standards Read and take notes on: 1. PSSM: Chapter 3: Content Standards 2. MN Framework: Best Practice, Intro and Part 1 (first 10 or 11 pages) Complete handout sheet on Principles -- on paper At least one article review on problem solving 2/23 Bransford Talk Reflection: How is the class going for you so far? Bransford: Learning: From Speculation to Science At least one article review on algebra

 Week 4 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 2/28 Math Counts Reflection on Bransford Talk or open reflection if you did not attend. Work Problems in Packet -- think about hints, questions At least one article review on cooperative learning 3/02 Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving Reflection on the problem solving day on Tuesday -- what did you learn about junior high math students, about yourself, and about problem solving? How do you think the activity went overall? What would you suggest doing differently next time? Preface and Chapters 1-2 of Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving At least one article review on anything

 Week 5 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 3/07 Algebra, Patterns Symbolic Reasoning Reflection on similarities and differences between PSSM and MN algebra standards at your assigned PSSM level. A. Bring Notes on both 1) Algebra and 2) Representations Standards in PSSM: Ch. 6: KM, RA, HE, MH PSSM: Ch. 7: BJ, VL, BW and B. Print and bring MN Algebra Standards (see Word file in resource list for this week.) At least one article review on representations 3/09 Problem Solving Lesson planning Reflection on Ch. 3 in Problem Solving Book Read Problem Solving, Chapter 3 Find a good! lesson plan on algebra on the web and write a description and review.

 Week 6 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 3/14 Microteaching from MS curriculum 1. Bethany - Connected Math 2. Marit - Math Thematics MS Curriculum Reports: 1. Connected Mathematics: VL, HE, BJ 2. MathThematics: KM, MH Reflection on your assigned middle school curriculum Be prepared, with a partner, to tell us, in 10 minutes, about one of these Middle School Curricula: 1. Connected Mathematics: VL, HE, BJ 2. Mathematics in Context: BW, RA 3. MathThematics: KM, MH For background, look up your assigned curriculum at the ShowMe Center. No article reviews required -- but get ahead if you wish. 3/16 Microteaching from HS curriculum (20 minutes -- see guidelines): 1. Vanessa - IMP 2. Ryan - Core Plus HS Curriculum Reports 1. IMP: VL, MH 2. Core Plus: RA, BJ Reflection on microteachings. Reflection on your assigned hs curriculum Be prepared, with a partner, to tell us, in 10 minutes, about one of these High School Curricula: 1. Core Plus: RA, BJ 2. Arise: BW, HE 3. IMP: VL, MH For background, look up your assigned curriculum at the COMPASS Center. No article reviews required -- but get ahead if you wish

 Week 7 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 3/21 Microteaching: 5. Kaicy (MathScape) 6. Brooke (Math in Context)   Curiiculum Reports 1. MathScape: KM 2. Mathematics in Context: BW, RA None required 3/23 1. Microteach: Heather- Arise Curriculum report : 1. Arise: BW, HE Notes from Mike Huberty Reflection on microteachings: how did each lesson reflect the PSSM standards for algebra? Reflection: what should we make sure to cover in the rest of this semester? None required

 Week 8 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 4/04 1. Unit Planning 2. Constructing a mathematical storyline None required In class today, you will choose a NSF text unit for a unit plan. We will then find a similar unit in a more classic text in class. 4/06 Concept Mapping Bring your non-NSF text to class Reflection on the process and  worth of  constructing a mathematical story line Bring a copy to hand in of your mathematical story line for your NSF unit. At least one review on an Addenda book - pick one that matches your unit(s)

 Week 10 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 4/18 Microteaching: 3. Kaicy - using literature in teaching mathematics 4.Vanessa -  diversity Reflection on microteaching last week. At least one review  of an article or book on equity and diversity in mathematics teaching. 4/20 Reasoning and Problem Solving we will look at collections of problem solving books in class Reflection on Tuesday microteaching lessons Bring reviews that you have written on reasoning and problem solving articles At least one review on

 Week 11 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 4/25 Cooperative learning Reflection on the most valuable aspects of the MCTM meeting for you Organize your notes from MCTM to share You may use up to three detailed reports of MCTM sessions as article reviews.  Be sure to list the presenters and name of the session. Submit Sometime in the next week. 4/27 Microteaching: 5. Bethany Technology Reflection on the most valuable aspects of the MCTM meeting for you Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving: Chapter 7 At least one review on using technology in teaching mathematics

 Week 12 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 5/02 Number Sense Still to do: Assessment Johnson Math Wars 1. Compare MN Number Sense Standards to PSSM at your assigned level (below). 2. Take notes on Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 8-23. 3. Answer questions below for your level of PSSM Number Standard: PSSM: Ch. 6: KM, HE, MH, BJ PSSM: Ch. 7: VL, BW, RA Questions on PSSM. For your level: 1. Which number systems and their relationships form the focus? 2. Which operations and their relationships form the focus 3. What do fluent computation and reasonable estimation mean? At least one review on teaching number sense 5/04 Microteaching: 6. Ryan 7. Brooke Reflection on At least one review on assessment

 Week 13 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 5/9 Johnson, Every Minute Counts At least one review on an 5/11 Last Day! Reflection on At least one review on

 Week 14 TOPIC/Activity REFLECTION in Journal Due Before Class Today Note: Please submit all of your reflections electronically READING Notes Due: Bring to Class Today WRITING due -- submit electronically Before Class Today 5/20 Final Exam! At least one review on an

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