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Reflection Topics & Videos Grade 6


Task 1
How mathematically appropriate are the tasks for developing an understanding of the mathematics being taught?



Alternative Questioning

Discourse 1
What techniques and strategies are used to orchestrate and promote student discourse, and how effective are these strategies implemented?

Discourse 2
Are there alternative questions that could have been asked to further the development of mathematical understanding? What are they?

Student Learning

Gathering Evidence
Student Learning 1
How is evidence of student learning gathered?

Teaching Decisions

Reaching All 



Teaching Decisions 1
What decisions does the teacher make to achieve the goal of reaching all students?

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

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

The Mathematics



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

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

Summary Tasks 

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 followup tasks that extend the mathematics of this lesson.
3. Propose, describe, and justify specific changes that could have been made in this lesson that might have enhanced understanding of the key mathematical ideas.

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