Tagged: Instruction

Sequencing content, involving all students in a lesson, checking for understanding, and assessing the effectiveness of a lesson.

A statistical analysis of my review lessons

I have previously written about my classes’ review lessons, in which a group of students presents each unit’s material in a 20-minute presentation the day before the unit test. These lessons have at times...

Instruction Reflection

This post is a reflection on my strategies for instruction (Domain 3) for the American School Foundation of Monterrey Track 1 project. In the domain of instruction I have found natural strengths and weaknesses in my teaching. I have plenty of experience and skill in presenting and explaining a topic and I regularly model good mathematical practice through examples; on the other hand I could improve my strategies for checking for understanding and creating genuine participation via discussions.

Review presentations to wrap up the year

Throughout the semester, I have had my students create review presentations for each unit. They present just before the unit test as a formative presentation, then again at the end of the unit as...

Math 9 Flipped Classroom Test Unit

For our last quick unit of the semester, my Grade 9 geometry class had an Algebra Review unit. The idea is to return to the algebra concepts introduced in Grade 8 in preparation for...

A lesson, unfiltered

The following is the narrative, in draft form, of an entire lesson given to my Period 1 Math 9 class last week. The notes were taken by my admin supervisor as part of my...