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Make Math Moments Academy Forums Mini-Course Reflections Spiralling Math Class Lesson 5 – 8: How Do I Link & Organize Tasks & Standards? – Discussion

  • Lesson 5 – 8: How Do I Link & Organize Tasks & Standards? – Discussion

    Posted by Kyle Pearce on December 9, 2019 at 7:11 am

    What was your big take away from this particular lesson?

    What is something you are still wondering?

    Share your thinking below.

    Jon replied 5 months ago 8 Members · 11 Replies
  • 11 Replies
  • Karen Bigham

    Member
    January 3, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    So…is the spreadshet available to look at for the ideas? I know it’s a work in progress….  I *think* I have an idea of how I want to start, but I’m also feeling overwhelmed. (Trying to work past that feeling).

    • Karen Bigham

      Member
      January 3, 2020 at 4:13 pm

      I ask a question and POOF…the next session has my answer. Wink

      • Karen Bigham

        Member
        January 3, 2020 at 4:15 pm

        Or (maybe) I should just be more observant of the wording in blue at the beginning of each lesson set….

      • Kyle Pearce

        Administrator
        January 7, 2020 at 8:31 pm

        @Karen-Bigham 
        We’re just reading minds over here!! 🙂 

        Glad you found what you were looking for.

  • Margaret Bright

    Member
    March 22, 2020 at 11:11 am

    I love this idea of spiralling the curriculum and I’m beginning to grasp what that might look like in a classroom and throughout the year. As an elementary teacher though, I’m still trying to understand the planning piece and how this might look with primary students. Do you have any sources I could go to that provide an example like Micheal’s but from a primary teacher?

  • Barb Fleming

    Member
    April 20, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    I like the planning template. I think it’s really key to sit down and make those links of different strands in your planning (big picture) and then funneling down to the actual tasks that you could use for each. Doing that level of planning will really help in seeing the progression for spiralling.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 7 months ago by  Barb Fleming.
  • Lisa Hudson

    Member
    June 23, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    The planning will be key to using a combination of tasks and spiralling in the classroom. Seeing the plans as created and presented by Michael really gives me more of an idea of how I can carry this out. I am excited to get started and I appreciate Michael’s willingness to share.

    • Kyle Pearce

      Administrator
      June 24, 2020 at 6:59 am

      We are rooting for you. Keep us posted on how things are going!

  • Andy Neels

    Member
    November 18, 2020 at 5:36 pm

    I’m hearing over and over again, how important it is to wrap our brains around the whole curriculum we teach and as a relatively new teacher that’s where my focus needs to be. As Kyle and Jon point out, an amazing amount of work has gone into this document and I really appreciate Micheal’s willingness to share.

  • Terry Hill

    Member
    July 7, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    I think my big takeaway is that it will require a lot of pre-planning, but it will be worth it in the long run.

    • Jon

      Administrator
      July 9, 2022 at 7:06 am

      @terry-hill Always feel free to reach out with questions. We know it’s worth it.