So, I’m going to spiral the grade 9 applied course! I’m a little hesitant because I’ve taught this course with a units approach for the last 10 years. But I’m also exited!!! It seems so awesome that everyday we will solve problems; Alex Overwijk says
“learn to uncover curriculum instead of cover curriculum“
@mjfenton “learn to uncover curriculum instead of cover curriculum” #slowmathchat
— Alex Overwijk (@AlexOverwijk) February 4, 2015
Instead of “boring up” the first day with paper and expectations, and policy, etc, etc we talked about being curious, collaborative, creative, and embracing challenge!
So….we dove right in to this.
Act 1: Showed this: