Lovely blog on an Inquiry Maths lesson. Innovative ways of getting pupils to reflect.
One of my concerns is that math in my classroom is not as inquiry based as I would like it to be. My students and I just began a unit on Geometry. I gave the pretest and for the most part, students had a spattering of knowledge and the test was completed with much hair pulling and cries of “Man! I KNOW this….but….I forgot!”. When we went over the paper, I could see a collective “aha” from the majority of the students as they started to dust off the vocabulary sitting at the back of their minds. So, what to do?
After reading these articles, the next day my students and I sat with the pretest and…
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