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  • Paula Harlin

    July 22, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    I love the idea of spiralling. I think the best thing we can do for our students is to pivot lessons as needed. If a smaller number of students are still struggling, we can meet as a small group to review and perhaps spiral back as needed. This takes time and experience to be able to teach in this way. It requires patience, providing consistent feedback, and really being intune to where are students are at and where we want them to be.

    My goal this year will be to try to incorporate the 3 act tasks, focusing on the Notice and Wonder, and estimating. I love the idea of spiralling but given that we have a new Ontario math curriculum as well as the possibility of distance learning, I can see how this would be a lot to manage. Love the concept though, and will aim to gradually spiral as I become more familiar with the new curriculum.