MemberApril 5, 2020 at 10:00 pm
I would take a look at the format of Pam Harris’ “Problem Strings”. It is a great scaffolding tool to teach kids math skills that are generally just told to them.
I think that most three-act math tasks have floors low enough for all kids.
But if you look at the “visual patterns” website, that’s a little harder for kids to all jump in. So for that I use Jo Boaler’s tactics of “what does the next step look like”, to eventually grow to the 43rd step and then the nth. Does that make sense?