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Two Pizzas and Five People

I’m thinking a lot about how my 6th graders responded to a pre-lesson task in “Interpreting Multiplication and Division” — a lesson from Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP) . MAP lessons begin with a set structure: Before the lesson, students work individually on a task designed to reveal their current levels of understanding. You review their scripts and […]

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A Lesson Salvaged

The intended activity from MAP did not go well last week. I gave these instructions: Pair up. One person is the Describer, the other the Drawer. The Describer is going to look at a Roman mosaic and describe it to the Drawer to draw it. Both people may talk to each other, but no hands or any other bodily gestures. The Describer may not look […]

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