Making Math Moments That Matter

Kyle Pearce & Jon Orr

Wondering how to create a classroom culture where students don't want to stop exploring mathematics when the bell rings? Kyle Pearce from TapIntoTeenMinds.com and Jon Orr from MrOrr-IsAGeek.com team up to uncover how we can Make Math Moments That Matter for every student in the math classroom from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Discover how you can build easy to plan and fun to deliver math lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from using the Making Math Moments That Matter 3-Part Framework. Get ready to learn as we interview math education influencers, engage in coaching calls with mathematics educators from around the world, and take deep dives into assessment, differentiation, student behaviour, engagement, problem solving, math fact fluency, and many other common teacher challenges as we strive to Make Math Moments That Matter. Let’s learn how we can meet the needs of every learner in all classrooms regardless of student readiness together!
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On the podcast today we speak with Chrissy Allison. Chrissy is a former middle school math teacher and instructional coach who’s spent the past 7 years supporting school administrators and their coaches to improve teaching and learning through professional learning and instructional coaching. She’s the host of The Mindful Math Podcast, and she works full time as an online coach for school- and district-level math coaches, specialists, and instructional leaders. Stick with us and you will hear ideas, tips, and insights about how to support students with unfinished learning in math. You’ll also hear how to differentiate lessons and tasks to meet students where they are while moving forward with content from the current grade. You’ll Learn: Students with unfinished learning can engage in grade-level workThere are simple ways to differentiate lessons and tasks to meet students where they are while moving forward with content from the current gradeAccelerating unfinished learning is about way more than “filling math gaps.” Oftentimes students have a history of struggling in math class and, as a result, lack confidence in their ability which can look like low motivation and engagement. It’s important to help students in these social-emotional areas as well as with academics.Resources: Increase Access Resource Bundle - 10 Strategies, Planning Guide, Asset-Based vs. Deficit-Based Language ChartSolutions to Unfinished Learning Must Go Beyond Academics - post on Achieve the Core’s Aligned blogT or F? Students With Unfinished Learning Can Access Grade-Level Math - The Mindful Math Podcast Episode 8Bridge to Grade-Level Math Framework - A Proven 5-Step System To Support Students With Unfinished Learning
Oct 25 2021
36 mins
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Aug 9 2021
51 mins
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