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Apr 08, 2019 jjamison

April: Next Steps for Bringing Critical Inquiry into Math Class


Feeling inspired to bring a critical inquiry approach into your math classroom? Here are a few steps you can take to get started.

Access Featured Resources for Math

TC² offers resources in a variety of formats. Below is a sampling of our online resources in math. Access to these samples is complimentary.

But will it also work in math?
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Free!But will it also work in math?

Read Sarah Sommers’ account of introducing critical inquiry to her Grade 5 math students.

Intermediate (4-6)

This article is from our Stories from the Classroom collection.

Evidence of Impact
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Free!Evidence of impact

Get a sense of the impact TC² can have on student achievement and engagement, by examining Math EQAO scores (Grades 3 and 6) as well as data on reported student engagement.

This page is from the About TC² section of our website.

Utiliser l’écriture réflexive en mathématiques et en sciences
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Gratuit!Utiliser l’écriture réflexive en mathématiques et en sciences

Utiliser l’écriture réflexive pour approfondir la compréhension, clarifier des idées et fixer des objectifs d’apprentissage en mathématiques et en sciences.

Moyen (4-6) | Intermédiaire (7-9)

Cette leçon est issue de notre collection Outils de la pensée.

Write reflectively in mathematics and science
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Free!Write reflectively in mathematics and science

Learn how to use reflective writing to deepen understanding, clarify ideas, and set learning goals in math.

Intermediate (4-6) | Middle (7-9)

This lesson is from our Tools for Thought collection.

Family size
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Free!Family size

Consider a ready-to-go critical-inquiry challenge in which students establish the numeric range of members in small-, medium-, and large-size families.

Primary (K-3)

This lesson is from our Critical Challenges collection.

Critical thinking in elementary
mathematics: What? Why? When? and How?
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Free!Critical thinking in elementary mathematics: What? Why? When? and How?

Explore how you can invite students to make reasoned decisions about virtually every aspect of mathematics.

Intermediate (4-6) | Primary (K-3)

This article is from our Tips for Teachers collection.

Consider Professional Development

Laura Gini-Newman
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Engage a TC² Facilitator

Consider the possibility of bringing a math facilitator to your school or board. We invite you to access the digital presentation [PDF 17.6 MB] used during a recent webinar hosted by TC² Math Specialist and Consultant Laura Gini-Newman.

Math Lead Teacher Certification Program
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Special Offer!TC²’s Math Lead Teacher Certification Program

To develop a rich understanding of the diverse role of critical thinking in math classrooms, consider enrolling in TC²’s Math Lead Teacher Certification Program. You can choose from a flexible menu of face-to-face and online sessions. As a special promotion, we are offering one-year individual TC² memberships (worth $40) to any participants who sign up during the month of April.

Coming Soon

  • “A Win-Win Solution to Math Education: Thinking Critically in Math Classrooms,” a paper by TC² Math Consultant Laura Gini-Newman
  • A series of field-tested secondary-level classroom unit and lesson designs being developed through TC²’s new Math Lead Teacher Certification Program

 

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