Agenda – Saturday (9/21/19)

Teacher Learning Targets

  • I can define and explain the concept Academic Safety and how it affects students’ ability to engage with mathematics
  • I can define and explain hallmarks of a Quality Task
  • I know where to find and/or how to adapt tasks
  • I have a strategy or two to assess students along a spectrum of skills
  • I know the various components of a rubric and how to create my own
  • I know how to use a Bookend Lesson to encourage self-reflection and goal-setting
  • I have a toolbox of facilitation moves that promote discourse and understanding for every student in my classroom
TimeTopicCards and resources
8:00am – 8:15amGetting ready for the day
Introductions, overview of objectives and agenda
Intro set
All cards
8:15am – 9:15amAcademic Safety
Simple Jigsaw (Crosswalk with Effective Facilitation)
Select an Academic Safety Card, discuss 
Excerpt: Active Caring: a how to
Establishing structures to monitor and assess academic safety
Academic Safety Cards: 
AS1, AS2, AS3, AS6, AS8, AS12, EF2
9:15am – 11:00amQuality Tasks & Effective Facilitation
Number Talk
Debrief the tasks and problem-posing routines
How do these tasks encourage academic safety? Effective facilitation?
WODB task, PBL Entry Event
Cards: Posing a task (EF6)
11:00am – 12:00pmEffective Facilitation – Norms
Chalk Talk protocol – Cards based on Norms
Designing Norms for your class
What does the norm look like, sound like? Why is this norm important?
How will you monitor?
Debrief the morning

Sample tasks
Cards: Establishing Norms (EF2), Teaching and Reflecting on Norms (EF3), Norm Monitoring (EF4), Strategies for Teaching and Managing Groupwork (EF5)

12:00 – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 2:00pmAdditional task types & Adaptation
Bookend lesson – An example of assessing and teaching collaboration
Provide collaboration rubric slip of paper
Set a goal
Remind of goal
Make one of them equal
Revisit and reflect on goal
Discuss the opposite of this lesson – how you can adapt tasks

2:00pm – 3:00pmAdditional task types (and teaching with norms)
Card Sort
Review essential task types and sort by low/medium/high effort
Ten Essential Task Types – QT6 
Cards QT7, QT8, QT9, QT10, QT11, QT12, QT13, QT14, QT15, QT16
3:00pm – 3:30pmPutting it all together
Finding and adapting tasks
Lesson planning for the three elements
Lesson Plan Template
3:30pm – 4:00pmPost Workshop survey

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