Pixel Pattern

Pixel Pattern

LinkPixel Pattern

Debrief

Deconstruct the experience. What are the three acts of this story? What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?

LinkDebrief

FileTextbook Modeling

Finish the Story

Popcorn Picker

Which acts are missing? What media or information would you need to gather to turn these partial stories into complete math problems?

Proportion / Ratio

LinkDueling Discounts

LinkFinals Week

LinkPrint Job

LinkSugar Packets

LinkSuper Bear

Algebra

Link25 Billion Apps

LinkPlaying Catch-Up

LinkDomino Skyscraper

LinkJoulies

LinkToothpicks

Geometry

LinkBubble Wrap

LinkBurning Man

LinkCar Caravan

LinkCoffee Traveler

LinkFile Cabinet

Secret Skepticism Survey

Whenever I’m sitting in your seat, sitting through some kind of professional development, I often feel a burning, secret skepticism, something that I keep to myself. I’m inviting you here to make that skepticism or question known (anonymously) to the rest of us.

LinkSecret Skepticism Survey

Resources

LinkThree-Act Math Tasks

LinkVideo Story Problems (Primary Grades)

Link101questions

LinkDan Meyer’s 101questions Page

Textbook Makeover

How could you change these modeling textbook tasks with three acts so that your students were doing the modeling rather than their textbooks?

Other

FileDress Shopping

Algebra

FileBike Race

FilePenny Circle

FilePostage Rates

FileRemote-Control Car

FileRental Car

Geometry

FileFencing

FileOld Fred

FileCylinder Volume

FileStealing Bases

FileSwimming Dog

Precalculus

FileAround the Corner

FileBig Box

FileHole in the Ground

FileKeep Up

FileTwo Pulleys

Calculus

fileAir Traffic Control

fileDoppler Effect

fileShuttle Launch

fileSwimming Pool

fileWater Tank

Pressure Points

Pressure Points

FileSystems of Equations

FileSlope Formula

FileMeasures of Central Tendency

FileInfographics

FileFactoring Trinomials

FileAngle Labels

FileScientific Notation

Perplexity Keynote

Perplexity, Then Standard

LinkTechnology Tutorials

LinkDaily Doozy

LinkGrammar Mistakes

LinkApostrophe Abuse

LinkWhat If Everybody In Canada Flushed At Once

LinkHoles Movie Clip and Activity

LinkOrbeez Movie Clip and Activity

LinkGoogle Voice Tutorial

LinkShort Yellow Lights

LinkPlaying Catch-Up

LinkThe Short Shovel

LinkThe Ticket Roll

LinkOrbeez

LinkThree-Act Math Tasks