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