This set of resources is from Tools 4 NC Teachers. This file …

This set of resources is from Tools 4 NC Teachers.

This file contains a set of 6 lessons to be used during the first week(s) of school to develop students' mathematical mindsets. Lessons include: Lesson 1: What is Math? Lesson 2: Mathematicians Work Together Lesson 3: Mathematicians Cooperate Lesson 4: Mathematicians Ask Questions Lesson 5: Mathematicians Learn from Mistakes Lesson 6: Mathematicians Persevere

We are obligated to provide enrichment opportunities and to appropriately challenge and …

We are obligated to provide enrichment opportunities and to appropriately challenge and engage these students. How do we find and monitor science enrichment activities for those students simultaneous to providing additional intervention and assistance to students who have yet to master the current concepts?

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson two in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson two in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson addresses standard NC.1.NBT.7, its primary goal is for students to learn how to work with classmates on activities related to counting and number sense and engage in real-world math situations.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson six in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson six in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. The goal is to promote the idea that it is okay to make mistakes in math as long as we try to figure out the mistake and fix it.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson six in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson six in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. The goal is to promote the idea that it is okay to make mistakes in math as long as we try to figure out the mistake and fix it.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson 4 of 6 …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson 4 of 6 lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson addresses standards NC.K.MD.1 and NC.K.MD.2, its primary goal is for students to recognize that mathematicians ask questions to gather information.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson four in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson four in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson introduces standard NC.2.OA.3, its primary goal is for students to become comfortable talking with peers, posing questions to each other, sharing in collaborative groups, and using existing community math norms. A secondary goal is to begin exposing them to even/odd numbers.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson five in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson five in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson addresses standard NC.2.G.1, the primary goal is for students to recognize that mathematicians use their mistakes as opportunities to learn.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson 3 of 6 …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson 3 of 6 lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson addresses standard NC.K.G.1, its primary goal is for students to recognize that mathematicians listen to and learn from one another.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson 6 of 6 …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson 6 of 6 lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson uses puzzle exploration to informally review the names of shapes, its main goal is to recognize that students must persevere when problem solving.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson two in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson two in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. The primary goal is for students to begin establishing norms for how students work together during math class throughout the whole year. A secondary goal is to estimate length.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson three in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson three in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson meets standard NC.1.MD.2, its primary goal is for students to learn how to work with a partner on a task. A secondary goal is to begin establishing norms for how students work together during math class.

This resource is from Tools4NCTeachers.At the beginning of the school year, it …

This resource is from Tools4NCTeachers.At the beginning of the school year, it is important to establish a positive community with both students and parents. This professional development presentation gives tips for doing just that! There are lots of suggestions for websites, read alouds, and at-home activities.

This resources is part of Tools4NCTeachers.As students learn to add/subtract within 10, …

This resources is part of Tools4NCTeachers.As students learn to add/subtract within 10, they need to be exposed to a variety of representations. This illustrated chart shows samples of kindergarten representations for addition within ten. These representations may be incorporated into a classroom anchor chart.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson four in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson four in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson addresses standard NC.1.MD.4, its primary goal is for students to become comfortable talking with others, posing questions, and collecting data from one another. A secondary goal is to begin establishing norms for how students work together during math class.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson one in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson one in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. While this lesson addresses standard NC.1.NBT.7, its primary goal is for students to learn how to work with classmates on activities related to counting and number sense and engage in real-world math situations.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson one in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson one in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. The primary goal of this lesson is for students to begin establishing norms for math class. A secondary goal is to start exploring a non-standard problem that has more than one possible solution.

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. This is lesson five in a …

This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers.

This is lesson five in a series of six lessons focused around developing a mathematical community at the beginning of the school year. The goal is to promote the idea of persevering while solving problems.

Some owls love to eat skunks! Okay, so maybe their sense of …

Some owls love to eat skunks! Okay, so maybe their sense of smell is not great, but luckily they have other excellent senses that help them survive. Explore many more sense-sational adaptations and how the Zoo uses this information to aid in our animal’s welfare.

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