learning goal: what does it mean to think like ___________________ ?
in grps: play guessing game by listing brainstormed items from side 2 of your think-like-a-mathematician sheet (5′)
also in grps: have a conversation about mb post (15′)
whole class: report out from groups (5-10′)
individually: leave thoughtful, respectful comment on mb post (15′)
whole class: start PROOF (with time left)
email today from Mr. Barton:
I’ve been reading Moving the Rock – Seven Levers We Can Press to Transform Education by Grant Lichtman. I was struck by a passage in the book that I want to pass on to you simply as food for thought and dialogue.
If there is a single fatal symptom in the flawed system of traditional education it is the lack of relevance that students feel for the reason behind what they are doing for all of those hours, days, and years at school….
Head of School