Math Class Activities

Week of 9/25

9/25: Two-minute meditation. Discuss Thursday’s Pre-Quiz. Review the sub-report and share our solutions to the one-step math problems (QuickMathb9-20-19) and two-step math problems (Math Skills 9-20-17) from Wednesday. Complete today’s one-step problems (Quick Mathb 9-25-17 & QuickMatha9-25-17) and share answers.

Week of 9/18

9/20: Two-minute meditation. Solve one-step math problems (QuickMathb9-20-19) and two-step math problems (Math Skills 9-20-17). Share answers.
9/19: Two-minute meditation. Look at keeping an organized math notebook. Look at growth mindset. Solve one-step math problems (QuickMath 9-19-17) and two-step math problems (Math Skills 9-19-17). Share answers.
9/18: Two-minute meditation. Look at one-step math problems (QuickMath 9-18 ) vs. two-step math problems (Math Skills 9-18-17). Solve and share.

Week of 9/11

9/14: Two-minute meditation. Review the sub report and reminder to email me your three first-quarter math skills goals and two learning goals.Check homework: solve one more problem. Share problem-solving processes solutions and for yesterday’s math problems (Math Skills 9-13-17).  Create a math problem of your own like one of the problems we solved today. Look at the importance of being willing to fail and using failure to learn ((https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeeX9N3Qhlk.) Success and Failure are just information.

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas Edison

 

9/13: Two-minute meditation. Return to our goals. Write down three first quarter math skills goals and two learning goals. Continue solving real world math problems individually and then sharing as a group (Math Skills 9-13-17). Create a math problem of your own like one of the problems we solved today. Class Notes: Math 9-13-17
9/11: Review “Stress and the Brain” and the benefits of meditation (MindfulnessPowers). Two-minute meditation. Continue solving real world math problems individually and then sharing as a group (Math Skills 9-13-17).

 

Week of 9/5

9/8: Two-minute meditation. Check homework. Type up and email me the math problem you created. Why do you think I’m giving real world math problems? Continue solving real world math problems individually and then sharing as a group (Math Skills 9-7-17). Why do you think I’m giving real world math problems? Create another math problem of your own.
9/7: Two-minute meditation. Check homework. Share personal uses of math. Continue solving real world math problems individually and then sharing as a group (Math Skills 9-7-17). Create a math problem of your own.
9/6: Two-minute meditation. Check homework. Share parents uses of math. Continue solving real world math problems individually and then sharing as a group (Math Skills 9/6).
9/5: Two-minute meditation. Review the notes from the Jell-O problem: How much Jell-O do I need to fill a pool with Jell-O?  (Pool Full of Jello) Work in groups of two or three to solve the problem. Share questions, discoveries, tentative answers. Look at the skills we are using to solve this problem.

Week of 8/30

9/1: Two-minute meditation. Check homework. Work individually or in a group to solve the following problem: How much Jell-O do I need to fill a pool with Jell-O? Class Notes: Pool Full of Jello 
8/30: Share your name, one math strength, and one math weakness. Look at an overview of the course.  Review the Grading Criteria and class procedures (MathProceduresGrading). Review the benefits of centering (Mice Meditation Video) and ways to improve attention and attitude.Complete the Math Skills Survey (Math Skills Survey).