Tasks

Appropriateness

Discourse

Questioning Orchestrating

Questioning

Discourse 1 How effectively does the teacher use questioning to help students develop mathematical understanding?

Discourse 2What techniques and strategies are used to orchestrate and promote student discourse and how effective are these strategies implemented?

Student Learning

Evidence

Teaching Decisions

Transitions Misconceptions Responding

Transitions

Misconceptions

Teaching Decision 1How were the transitions made and how effectively was this done?

Teaching Decision 2 How effectively are student mistakes addressed and misconceptions dealt with?

Teaching Decision 3How effectively does the teacher determine when to clarify, explain, question or let a student struggle?

The Mathematics

Ideas Connections

Ideas

The Mathematics 1What are the mathematical ideas in this lesson and how significant are they?

The Mathematics 2How are contexts, representations, connections and applications used to enhance the mathematics being taught?

1. If you were asked to teach this lesson, what changes would you make and why? 2. Propose, describe, and justify alternative tasks that could be used in this lesson and propose follow up tasks that extend the mathematics of this lesson.

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