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Reflection Topics & Videos Grade 8

Tasks

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

Discourse

Questioning 

Orchestrating

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

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

Student Learning

Assessment Strategies 

Evidence

Student Learning 1
What strategies were used to assess student understanding?

Student Learning 2
What evidence is there that students have learned the mathematics being taught?

Teaching Decisions

Reaching All 

Responding

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

Teaching Decision 2
How effectively does the teacher determine when to clarify, explain, question or let a student struggle?

The Mathematics

Ideas

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

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 follow up tasks that extend the mathematics of this lesson.

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