Building Number Sense in a Supportive Community

Activity 1: Watch

 

Watch Number of the Day, thinking about your own definition of numeracy.

Try to watch it twice so you can focus on student thinking and teacher questions and moves.

 

 

 

 

Activity 2: Respond

Please respond to the following. Post your response to the Discussion Board by clicking the image to the right.

 

  • What did the teachers say (or not say) that addresses anxiety and promotes productive disposition? How did the teachers support the range of learners in the class to build their sense-making abilities and comfort levels?

 

 

 

 

Activity 3: Reflect in Your Journal

What aspects of your numeracy teaching do you feel good about? What would you like to add or change in how you teach numeracy? Is there anything in the video that struck you that you’d like to add in your classroom? Why?