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Make Math Moments Academy Forums Mini-Course Reflections Spiralling Math Class Lesson 5 – 2: How Can I Organize My Cycles? – Discussion

  • Lesson 5 – 2: How Can I Organize My Cycles? – Discussion

    Posted by Kyle Pearce on December 9, 2019 at 6:58 am

    What was your big take away from this particular lesson?

    What is something you are still wondering?

    Share your thinking below.

    Kyle Pearce replied 2 years, 1 month ago 5 Members · 8 Replies
  • 8 Replies
  • Tonya

    Member
    December 10, 2019 at 5:12 am

    I am going to work on a similar document to organize the big ideas found in my curriculum. I feel like my lesson planning now is choppy and disconnected.

    • Lisa Hudson

      Member
      June 21, 2020 at 11:01 pm

      Tonya, I can see that happening in my planning too when I focus too much on the tiny pieces instead of looking at the big ideas for my guiding principles.

      • Kyle Pearce

        Administrator
        June 22, 2020 at 7:37 am

        Curious to hear what you both start developing! Big ideas are key!

  • Barb Fleming

    Member
    April 16, 2020 at 9:19 pm

    I like the idea of looking at the learning progressions (Is that the same as learning trajectories?) as a way of breaking the learning into spirals that build on the one before.

  • Lisa Hudson

    Member
    June 21, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    As I plan for my spirals, I need to focus on the big ideas of the curriculum ( I could see that in Michael’s documents) and not get bogged down in the tiny pieces. Those tiny things need to fit within the larger idea so that the connections can be made.

    • Kyle Pearce

      Administrator
      June 22, 2020 at 7:39 am

      Love this reflection. Keep us posted on how it goes!

  • Andy Neels

    Member
    October 21, 2020 at 5:36 pm

    Micheal’s idea certainly resonated with me, breaking up the units by progressions. I am teaching Pythagorean theory right now, and within a few minutes I was able to break my last month’s teaching up into progressions which I can spiral next year.

    • Kyle Pearce

      Administrator
      October 23, 2020 at 6:38 am

      Love how you aren’t putting these ideas on the shelf for now and actually getting things going. That action taking is what is ultimately going to determine whether you ever take the first step or not. You’ve already taken a couple steps it seems!