January 30, 2016 – Scottsdale Community College

AMP Saturday Workshop # 3

January 30, 2016     8:00am – 3:30pm
Scottsdale Community College
9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Science Lecture SL-116 (view SCC campus map here), park in Lot D or E in any space except where designated as “permit parking”

Homework

Cohort 3

Stats/Probability (Trey Cox):

5th/6th grade teachers: 
Assume that you have chosen to have your students collect data from some population by using an appropriate sampling technique. Design/find a task that requires the students to choose an appropriate sampling technique for a survey they decide to conduct.  Reflect upon what you have learned about sampling techniques in the three lessons from AMP (Gettysburg, Forest Problem, & Jelly Blubber) during your task design/selection. Include a paragraph explaining why you think that the task you created/found will promote reasoning and problem solving (Math Teaching Practice #2). Submit your task and explanation via Canvas no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, January 29th, 2016. 

7th/8th grade teachers: 
Complete the Offensive Lineman activity found at the end of the College Success Packet .   Submit camera-ready solutions via Canvas no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, January 29th, 2016.

Functions (Kacie Joyner): Nothing assigned

Problem Solving (Jim Vicich): Continue to work on your Problem Solving Portfolio and make sure that you are ‘up to date’ with your progress. The remaining benchmark dates that were provided on the instruction sheet for your portfolio are as follows:

Jan. 15, 2016
Target: Have your second of the three problem-solving work samples collected, copied, and scored for each of your three target students. Continue your one-page Student Growth Summary & Analysis for each student by providing an analysis of their second work sample.

Feb. 19, 2016
Target: Have all three of your problem-solving work samples collected, copied, and scored for each of your three target students. Finalize your one-page Student Growth Summary & Analysis for each student by providing an analysis of their third work sample.

March 18, 2016
Target: Have your Teacher Reflection Paper well underway! It is due in just two more weeks! J

SAT. April 2, 2016
DUE DATE for your portfolio!

 

Cohort 4

Number Sense & Operations (Scott): Read the attached article Moving Students to the ‘Why? and write a 1-page reflection of the reading to be turned in at the registration table on 1/30/16 at SCC. Your reflection should not just be a summary of the reading. Instead, you should incorporate your reaction to the reading by addressing the following questions:

1) Do you agree or disagree and why?
2) How does this connect to your experiences at your school?
3) What did you gain or what impacted you from reading the article?

Geometry (Frank Wilson): No assignment given

Problem Solving (Jim Vicich): Continue to work on your Problem Solving Portfolio and make sure that you are ‘up to date’ with your progress. The remaining benchmark dates that were provided on the instruction sheet for your portfolio are as follows:

Jan. 15, 2016
Target: Have your second of the three problem-solving work samples collected, copied, and scored for each of your three target students. Continue your one-page Student Growth Summary & Analysis for each student by providing an analysis of their second work sample.

Feb. 19, 2016
Target: Have all three of your problem-solving work samples collected, copied, and scored for each of your three target students. Finalize your one-page Student Growth Summary & Analysis for each student by providing an analysis of their third work sample.

March 18, 2016
Target: Have your Teacher Reflection Paper well underway! It is due in just two more weeks! J

SAT. April 2, 2016
DUE DATE for your portfolio!