Independent Book Study Collaborative Group

Closing the Year Strong – Culminating Math Projects

First things first…

This is a virtual experience. You will need to use the Zoom platform on your computer, coupled with a working webcam and microphone, to fully engage with this experience. If you have any technical difficulties you should reach out to your facilitator ASAP. Please plan to arrive at least 5 minutes before the session begins to account for any technical difficulty.

Session-Specific Information: For relevant assignments, links, and resources, please see the appropriate headings under each session. These will be updated prior to each session.

Add To Your Calendar: https://goo.gl/SH1ZuN

Login Address: https://teachforamerica.zoom.us/j/2040787348

Call-in Number (Optional): 646-558-8656 or 408-638-0968

Meeting ID: 204 078 7348

Collaborative Work Space: https://goo.gl/vv8mBm

Our First Check-In: Here we go!

Monday, March 27, 5:00-6:30 PM

Assignment

  1. Come prepared to share about the book you are studying and how you plan on implementing its themes into your classroom.

Outline 

  1. Open – Tailored Learning, Shared Outcomes
  2. Share – The Impact of Identity in K-8 Mathematics
  3. Share – Five Practices for Orchestrating Mathematics Discussions
  4. Close – Practices to Actions

Session Resources

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Our Second Discussion: Progress and Bumps in the Road

Monday, April 10, 5:00-6:30 PM

Assignment

  1. Continue engaging with your book
    • Identity: Part II (pg. 41-82)
    • Math Discussions: Chapter 4 & 5 (pg. 31-60)
  2. Begin Implementing your learning and collect artifacts
  3. Come prepared to share both your new learning and your initial implementation of the book in your classroom.

Outline 

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Session Resources

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Our Final Discussion: Concluding and Synthesizing Outcomes

Monday, April 24, 5:00-6:30 PM

Assignment

  1. Finish your book!
  2. Continue to implement practices and collect artifacts
  3. Create a blog post that serves as a…
    • Book summary and review
    • Your implementation and outcomes
    • Organized planning documents, student work samples, and classroom artifacts
  4. Send your blog draft to Ethan before our final meeting

Outline 

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Session Resources

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