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Math Explorations Explore Math 5-8th grade overview schedule 5 min: Math warm up: Think math [Hook] (to warm up the logical side of the mind, utilizing real world math.) 10 min: Math fluency: “Math muscle building” [Intrinsic growth]; Xtra math (four days a week), pencil & paper (once a week on Thursday for additional assessment), Friday alternative math software. 40 min: Six work stations: [Cognitive section] Students will work at two stations per day, with 20 min per station. Lowest 25% of students identified by Spring MAP/AIMS data. Aproximately 15- 18 students per section. Students are regrouped quarterly based on demonstrated proficiency.
Weekly Objectives MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Working with 5’s"How can you represent the number 45 without the use of numbers?" "If you have a pizza with five slices each, how many pizzas would you need to feed 40 people one piece each." "How many 5 foot long ropes, in a 100 foot roll of rope?" "If each class has 35 students and the box has 70 cookies, how many boxes will you need to feed 5 classes?" "How many ways can you show the number 45, using only 10's and 5's?
Math Explorations Data Sample Class: 5 th Grade 21/29 students showed growth Average growth: 7%
Guided Study A strong focus on key elements of Reading Literacy: * Fluency * Word Work * Comprehension * Eyes on Text Students grouped by reading level ability and monitored in the four areas for growth. Students are regrouped quarterly based on demonstrated proficiency.
Core Instruction Kagan Engagement Structures Instructional strategies proven to boost engagement and achievement.
Coaches Instructional Coach: has been working directly with staff on best practices in the classroom. Math/Technology Coach: Tech Integration into daily lessons - Moodle - Adaptive Curriculum Best Practices in Math Instruction Data Coach: - Data Analysis
Blended Learning Partnership with ASU We are in a continued partnership with ASU Skysong and Adaptive Curriculum to analyze the effectiveness of blended learning at Park. Staff Training: - Adaptive Curriculum - Vantage My Access - Google - Moodle Parent University: An evening of teaching parents how to utilize the student laptops efficiently with their student. How to access information through Powerschool and Moodle.