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The Five Practices in Practice [High School]
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The Five Practices in Practice [High School]
Successfully Orchestrating Mathematics Discussions in Your High School Classroom

First Edition

Foreword by Dan Meyer

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264 pages | Corwin
 
List of Video Clips
 
Foreword – Dan Meyer
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1: Introduction
 
The Five Practices in Practice: An Overview
 
Purpose and Content
 
Classroom Video Context
 
Meet the Teachers
 
Using This Book
 
Norms for Video Viewing
 
Getting Started!
 
Chapter 2: Setting Goals and Selecting Tasks
 
Part One: Unpacking the Practice: Setting Goals and Selecting Tasks
Specifying the Learning Goal  
Identifying a High-Level Task That Aligns With the Goal  
Cori Moran’s Attention to Key Questions: Setting Goals and Selecting Tasks  
 
Part Two: Challenges Teachers Face: Setting Goals and Selecting Tasks
Identifying Learning Goals  
Identifying a Doing-Mathematics Task  
Ensuring Alignment Between Task and Goals  
Launching a Task to Ensure Student Access  
 
Conclusion
 
Chapter 3: Anticipating Student Responses
 
Part One: Unpacking the Practice: Anticipating Student Responses
Getting Inside the Problem  
Planning to Respond to Student Thinking  
Planning to Notice Student Thinking  
Cori Moran’s Attention to Key Questions: Anticipating  
 
Part Two: Challenges Teachers Face: Anticipating Student Responses
Moving Beyond the Way YOU Solved the Problem  
Being Prepared to Help Students Who Cannot Get Started  
Creating Questions That Move Students Toward the Mathematical Goal  
 
Conclusion
 
Chapter 4: Monitoring Student Work
 
Part One: Unpacking the Practice: Monitoring Student Work
Tracking Student Thinking  
Assessing Student Thinking  
Advancing Student Thinking  
Cori Moran’s Attention to Key Questions: Monitoring  
 
Part Two: Challenges Teachers Face: Monitoring Student Work
Trying to Understand What Students Are Thinking  
Keeping Track of Group Progress  
Involving All Members of a Group  
 
Conclusion
 
Chapter 5: Selecting and Sequencing Student Solutions
 
Part One: Unpacking the Practice: Selecting and Sequencing Student Solutions
Identifying Student Work to Highlight  
Purposefully Selecting Individual Presenters  
Establishing a Coherent Storyline  
Cori Moran’s Attention to Key Questions: Selecting and Sequencing  
 
Part Two: Challenges Teacher Face: Selecting and Sequencing Student Solutions
Selecting Only Solutions Relevant to Learning Goals  
Expanding Beyond the Usual Presenters  
Deciding What Work to Share When the Majority of Students Were Not Able to Solve the Task  
Determining How to Sequence Incorrect and/or Incomplete Solutions  
 
Conclusion
 
Chapter 6: Connecting Student Solutions
 
Part One: Unpacking the Practice: Connecting Student Solutions
Connecting Student Work to the Goals of the Lesson  
Connecting Different Solutions to Each Other  
Cori Moran’s Attention to Key Questions: Connecting  
 
Part Two: Challenges Teachers Face: Connecting Student Responses
Keeping the Entire Class Engaged and Accountable During Individual Presentations  
Ensuring That Key Mathematical Ideas are Made Public and Remain the Focus  
Making Sure That You Do Not Take Over the Discussion and Do The Explaining  
Running Out of Time  
 
Conclusion
 
Chapter 7: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
 
Why Use the Five Practices Model
 
Getting Started with the Five Practices
Plan Lessons Collaboratively  
Observe and Debrief Lessons  
Reflect on Your Lesson  
Video Clubs  
Organize a Book Study  
Explore Additional Resources  
 
Frequency and Timing of Use of the Five Practices Model
 
Conclusion
 
Resources
 
Appendix A—Web-based Resources for Tasks and Lesson Plans
 
Appendix B—Monitoring Chart
 
Appendix C—Ms. Moran’s Monitoring Chart
 
Appendix D—Resources for Holding Students Accountable
 
Appendix E—Lesson-Planning Template
 
References
 
Index

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ISBN: 9781544321233