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Student generated algorithms professional learning experience

This collection contains a slide deck, facilitation guide and all of the handouts necessary to run a three hour professional learning experience on the value of having students invent and use their own algorithms for mathematical processes. Teachers are given the opportunity to look at student work, plan an upcoming investigation and collaborate with collegues. This experience can also be divided into three separate sessions.

Included Resources

This document contains the "7 P" Norms for Collaboration, with detailed descriptions of each one.

Problem 3.2 from CMP3's 6th grade unit: Let's Be Rational.

Investigation 3 from CMP3's 6th grade unit: Let's Be Rational which covers division of fractions.

Investiagtion 3 from CMP3's 7th grade unit: Accentuate the Negative which covers multiplying and dividing integers.

Investigation 5 from CMP3's 8th grade unit: Growing, Growing, Growing, which covers rules for exponents.

This is a protocol for teachers to give one another feedback on work that they have created.

This is a graphic organizer which helps teachers organize their feedback for one another.

This is a facilitation guide for coaches, administrators or teachers to use when faciliting a professional learning experience on understanding the mathematical importance of having students generate their own algorithms for mathematical processes.

Standards:
Quality Review Indicators 1.1 CurriculumQuality Review Indicators 1.2 PedagogyQuality Review Indicators 1.3 Leveraging ResourcesK-8 Number and Operations - FractionsK-8 The Number System
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