Grades 9 - 12
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David Petro :

Twitter @davidpetro314

Karen Timson :

We Noticed, We Wondered....

Video of our MathTalk - Youtube

Prezi Math Camp 2012 August

Pictures of our Learning

Book References :
A Focus on Fractions: Bringing Research to the Classroom by Marjorie M.Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L.Marsden
Extending Children's Mathematics Fractions and Decimals, Innovations in Cognitively Guided Instruction by Susan B. Empson and Linda Levi
Developing Essential Understanding of Ratios, Proportions, and Proportional Reasoning for Teaching Mathematics: Grades 6-8 By Joanne Lobato, Amy Ellis, Rose Mary Zbiek
On Display: Wall-to-Wall Learning by Kirstie Andrew-Power and Charlotte Gormley, Curriculum Briefing, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2007, London, GB.
Setting and Using Criteria by Kathleen Gregory, Caren Cameron, Anne Davies
Classroom Discussions: Using Math Talk to Help Students Learn, Grk-6 by Susan H. Chapin, Catherine O'Connor, Nancy Canavan Anderson
Ministry Resources: Edugains - Gap Closing Resources - CLIPS and ePractice
Key Ideas and Success Criteria (from Learning Wall)

Other Resources:
Apps: Sketchpad Explorer, Dragon Box, Motion Math, Motion Math Zoom,
Blogs: Dy/Dan, f(t), Continuous Everywhere, Overthinking my Teaching, Sine of the Times, Secrets of the Fathom Masters, Square Root of Negative One, I Speak Math, Edudemic, Free Technology for Teachers
Social Bookmarking: Pinterest Fractions, David's Delicious Page -
Arcademic Skill Builders
Ipevo P2V document camera
Twiducate -
Tweetdeck -
Download YouTube Videos:,
QR Code Generator:
URL Shortener:
Match Template
Handouts / Links
1: Meanings and Representations Focus

Annie Fetter:Notice and Wonder
Did You Know:
If the World were a Village:
Notice and Wonder Worksheet:
NoticeWonderworksheet-Breakout 1 - Gr. 9-12.docx
NoticeWonderworksheet-Breakout 1 - Gr. 9-12.docx
NoticeWonderworksheet-Breakout 1 - Gr. 9-12.docx
Notice and Wonder Summary

One Pager: Fraction Meanings

2: Misconceptions / Gap Closing Focus


Driving Video (Miles Per Hour)
Gap Closing Links: Math Gains CLIPS and e-practice
GSP Sketches (V5 is also iPad version)

Curriculum Connections Worksheet:
Common Misconceptions Questions:
Slope Fraction Meanings (with Answers)
MeaningofFractions-Pancake Fundraiser.pdf
MeaningofFractions-Pancake Fundraiser.pdf
Meaning of Fractions Pancake Fundraiser.pdfGap Closing Summary

3: LD Focus

TIPS Lessons Used

TIPS Lessons Summaries

Foldbales handout:

Link to Foldables Book:
Sample Foldables from I Speak Math Blog
4a: Listening and Questionning Focus

Jerry Sienfield Video
Math Talk Learning Community Research Synopsis
Activity: Student Copy, Teacher Copy, Anchor Chart

Summary Comments from Exit Card

Lucy West(was suggested by a participant) Talk Moves
4b: Feedback Focus

Feedback Videos:
Dancing With The Stars, American Idol
Types of Feedback Handout

Ten Ways to Assess Handout

Student WorkSamples
Question 1:

Question 2
Question 3
Question 4
Another source of research based info on Feedback is Dylan William
5: Learning Wall / Portfolio Focus

Mr. D Video
Learning Wall Features (handout)
Learning Wall Sample (from Shelley)

Teacher Rob: Evernote Portolios Blog
Robin's Sample Grade 7-9 Evernote Portfolio Sample
David's Samples: Prezi Portfolio Sample
Prezi Math Camp 2012 August
CLIPS and ePractice
6: Number Line Focus

Curriculum Expectations
NumberLine Graphing Activity

Research Article excerpt with matching activity

GSP Sketch on Number lines (V5 is also iPad version)

7a/b: K-12 Focus/ Consolidation Focus
Gallery Walk

Light Bulbs and Puzzle Pieces

Light bulb comments

Puzzle Piece comments1

Puzzle Piece comments 2